Nude with Leg Up (Leigh Bowery)

1992

Lucian Freud, British, b. Berlin, Germany, 1922–2011

Oil on linen, 72 x 90 1/8 in. (182.9 x 229 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 1993

Accession Number: 93.7

Provenance:
Acquavella Contemporary Art, New York, to 22 April 1993
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Purchase Fund, 1993

Exhibition History:
TATE GALLERY, London.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "The Hirshhorn Collects: Recent Acquisitions 1992-1996," 4 June-7 September 1997, cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Regarding Beauty: A View of the Late Twentieth Century," 7 October 1999-17 January 2000. TOUR: HAUS DER KUNST, Munich, 11 February-30 April.
MUSEUM FUR MODERNE KUNST, Frankfurt, Germany. "Lucian Freud: Naked Portraits: Works from the 1940s to the 1990s," 29 September 2000-4 March 2001.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF CANADA, Ottawa. "The Great Parade: Portrait of the Artist as Clown," 25 June-19 September 2004. TOUR: GALERIES NATIONALES DU GRAND PALAIS, Paris, 9 March-31 May 2005.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Strange Bodies," 11 December 2008-15 November 2009, no cat.
CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU, Paris: "Lucian Freud: The Studio," 9 March-9 June 2010.
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY, London. "Lucian Freud Portraits," 9 February-28 May 2012, no. 85, color ill. p. 158; p. 249. TOUR: MODERN ART MUSEUM OF FORT WORTH, 2 July-28 October 2012.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "At the Hub of Things: New Views of the Collection," 16 October 2014-24 April 2016, no cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Masterworks from the Hirshhorn Collection," 9 June 2016-6 August 2017, no cat.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, School of London