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Artwork details Artist Frank Auerbach (born 1931) Title Head of E.O.W. Date 1959-60 Medium Charcoal, paper and watercolour on paper "The final image is therefore built upon numerous previous attempts. In this way the portrait is saturated with the artist's accumulated experience of the model. As a result of this long process the paper became torn and abraded and necessitated the patch visible in the drawing."