Figurative, erotic, and surreal artwork from the past and present, selected by Eric Penington.

15th May 2014

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Frank Auerbach, Reclining Model in the Studio II, oil on panel, 20 x 27 inches, 1962.

Frank Auerbach, Reclining Model in the Studio II, oil on panel, 20 x 27 inches, 1962.

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17th April 2014

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Frank Auerbach.

Frank Auerbach.

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11th March 2014

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Henry Fuseli, Mad Kate, 1807.

Henry Fuseli, Mad Kate, 1807.

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3rd December 2013

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Jenny Morgan, You to Me, 2012.

Jenny Morgan, You to Me, 2012.

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13th November 2013

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Felix Vallotton, The Bath, Summer Evening, 1892.

Felix Vallotton, The Bath, Summer Evening, 1892.

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2nd November 2013

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David Bomberg, Vigilante, 1955.

David Bomberg, Vigilante, 1955.

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2nd November 2013

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Walter Sickert, The Studio: The Painting of a Nude,  1906.
Walter Sickert, The Studio: The Painting of a Nude, 1906.

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2nd November 2013

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Fausto Pirandello, 1935.

Fausto Pirandello, 1935.

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31st May 2013

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Frank Auerbach, E.O.W. Nude, 1953-1954.

Frank Auerbach, E.O.W. Nude, 1953-1954.

Tagged: Frank AuerbachE.O.W.nudeabstractoil paintinggrotesquetexturefigure painting

3rd May 2013

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Henry Fuseli, The Nightmare, 1781.

Henry Fuseli, The Nightmare, 1781.

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30th April 2013

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Salvator Rosa, Witches at Their Incantations, 1646.

Salvator Rosa, Witches at Their Incantations, 1646.

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18th February 2013

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Nicola Samori.

Nicola Samori.

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18th February 2013

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Egon Schiele, The Poet.

Egon Schiele, The Poet.

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27th January 2013

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Gerhard Richter, I.G,1993.


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Gerhard Richter, I.G,1993.

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1st January 2013

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Frank Auerbach, E.O.W, S.A.W, and J.J.W. in the Garden II, 1964.

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Frank Auerbach, E.O.W, S.A.W, and J.J.W. in the Garden II, 1964.

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