January 6, 2004By Martin Gayford
I begin to feel a slight apprehension as to what this picture will look like. Will I look ugly? Will I look old? Facing up to the facts of life, such as aging and mortality, are precisely the point of Lucian Freuds type of paintingof course, we applaud it in Rembrandt, but I am not sure how I feel about the policy when it is applied to myself.