Girl – Lucian Freud is dedicated to the moving portraits that Lucian Freud made of Caroline Blackwood, the eldest child of the 4th Marquess of Dufferin and Ava and the brewery heiress Maureen Guinness. When she was just twenty-two Caroline eloped with Freud to Paris, before marrying him a year later in 1953. On public display from 5 June to 1 August, the exhibition chronicles Caroline’s relationship with Freud through a series of portraits painted between 1950 and 1956, and includes Girl in Bed and Girl Reading, both painted in 1952, and Girl by the Sea, 1956, Freud’s last portrait of Caroline, now revealed as having been painted in Pedregalejo near Malaga, Spain. The Sisters, a delicate canvas depicting the eye of Caroline, will also be shown for the first time in the UK. Photographic and archival material includes the first public exhibition of the leather-bound notebook Caroline took to her initial sitting for Freud at Delamere Terrace. Freud’s

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