Suffolk: See the Freud drawing expected to fetch more than £200,000

Lucian Freud in his studio

Lucian Freud in his studio

A DRAWING from Lucian Freud’s first exhibition that sold for about £15 could fetch a cool quarter-of-a-million at auction this spring.

The pen and ink with crayon by Lucian Freud (British, 1922-2011) titled Oil-bound Puffin is signed a

The pen and ink with crayon by Lucian Freud (British, 1922-2011) titled Oil-bound Puffin is signed and dated 'Lucian Freud/Oct 44' and is estimated to sell for £200,000-300,000 at Bonhams - Credit: Archant

The revered East Anglian School painter’s Oil-bound Puffin is estimated to sell for £200,000-£300,000 when it goes up at Bonhams, in New Bond Street, on May 29.

Freud, who died in 2011, completed the piece aged 22 and picked up 13 guineas for it in 1944.

The grandson of Sigmund Freud attended art college in Hadleigh.

His daughter, Esther, and his niece, Emma, both lives in the region.

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