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Farewell Bill

Georg Baselitz Hon RA re-energises the tradition of self-portraiture with Farewell Bill. This electrifying piece is a direct homage to the gestural figures of Willem de Kooning, whose primal paintings Baselitz encountered as a student in 1958.

Published in a limited edition of 40, each etching is signed and numbered by the artist.

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Artwork details

Dimensions 85.2 x 64.7cm
Fabric & material Etching
Edition 40
Medium Print

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Service Update (updated 19 March 2020)

We want to make sure your order reaches you as safely as possible. Therefore, due to the outbreak of COVID-19, all purchases of unframed prints from the RA Editions store will be dispatched once the RA has reopened. Delivery charges are detailed here. Please note that purchses of unique works that are for collection only will only be available for collection once the RA has reopened. The RA Editions Team will be in touch regarding all orders upon the RA reopening. 

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Updated 19 May 2020

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Product story

Georg Baselitz Hon RA re-energises the grand tradition of self portraiture. This electrifying piece is a direct homage to the gestural figures of Willem de Kooning, whose primal paintings Baselitz encountered as a student in 1958.

Like that great abstract expressionist, Baselitz has worked instinctively and with a watercolour-like fluidity. Consistent with his established formal vocabulary, which acts to disrupt the painted subject visually and symbolically, Baselitz portrays himself upside down.

All proceeds from the sale of RA Editions prints go directly to support the RA Schools.



Baselitz works instinctively and with a watercolour-like fluidity. Consistent with his established formal vocabulary, which acts to disrupt the painted subject visually and symbolically, Baselitz portrays himself upside down.


The RA Editions programme generates valuable revenue for the RA and in particular the RA Schools.​​