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Earls Court Building Site by Frank Auerbach


Auerbach's deliberately narrow repertory of subject-matter (building sites, views of Primrose Hill & portraits of friends) and richly impastoed handling of paint characteristic of his mature work were established while still a students at the RCA.
Artist:Frank Auerbach
Artwork type:painting
Style/Period:School of London
Material:oil on canvas
Measurements:915 x 1220 mm
Technique:very heavy impasto; textured; paint squeezed directly from tube; matt and glossy areas juxtaposed.
Date:1955
Location:Royal College of Art
Culture:English
Rights owner:Royal College of Art
Rights status:UK HE use only
Institution:Royal College of Art

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