Sunday, January 30, 2011

Girl in Bed

Girl in Bed, Lucian Freud, 1952

Robert Lowell died from a heart attack in 1977 while riding in a taxicab from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Manhattan.
He had visited Caroline Blackwood in Ireland and with him he had Lucian Freud's painting of Caroline; Girl in Bed. He was holding
it in his arms as he died.

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