Sometimes, a little miracle happens, because there I was, on a glorious Sunday morning, just in the nick of time, waiting for the doors to open, just about to see an exhibition by a true master of painting.
Lucien Freud at the National Portrait Gallery, London
from 9 February -27 May
By the way, isn't this photo...
the distant cousin of this painting?
Mariano Fortuny, Viejo desnudo al sol, 1873, El Prado Museum
Lucien Freud photo by David Dawson is from hyperallergic.com