Lucian Michael Freud (8 December 1922 – 20 July 2011) was a British painter. Titan of figurative art, he was considered one of the most important British artist of XX century. He was a grandson of Sigmund Freud in 1933 he escape from rise of Nazism and became British citizen in 1939.
“I paint people,” Freud said, “not because of what they are like, not exactly in spite of what they are like, but how they happen to be.”
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