Part of a large collection of Mid Century and later art exhibition catalogues, from the collection of a noted art historian.
Behrens was part of the tightly knit group of artists and intellectuals who frequented the Colony Room in Soho.
Behrens, Freud, Bacon,Auerbach and Andrews were drinking buddies.
Behrens posed in Freud’s small Paddington studio for a portrait in 1962 (Red-Haired Man on a Chair) and 1963 and was also the subject of a portrait by Michael Andrews (permanent collection of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum).
1974 William Darby gallery New Bond Street London.
Original paper wrappers, stapled.
One colour plate and 11 black and white illustrations, portrait, and short biography.
Very Good Plus condition, clean and bright.
From smoke free home.
25cm x 16.5cm