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Frank Auerbach, J.Y.M. Seated in the Studio III, 1988
This work belongs to a series of six paintings that Auerbach completed in 1988. The sitter, ‘J.Y.M.’, is Juliet Yardley Mills, a professional model who sat for the artist between 1957 and 1997. She began sitting for him after they met at Sidcup School of Art in 1956. Auerbach’s habit...