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Lucian Michael Freud

 (1922 - 2011)
Lucian Michael Freud was active/lived in England, Germany.  Lucian Freud is known for nude figurative painting.

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Lucian Michael Freud

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Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist:

"Lucian Freud, Figurative Painter Who Redefined Portraiture, Is Dead at 88"
By WILLIAM GRIMES
Published: July 21, 2011

Lucian Freud, whose stark and revealing paintings of friends and intimates, splayed nude in his studio, recast the art of portraiture and offered a new approach to figurative art, died on Wednesday night at his home in London. He was 88.

He died following a brief illness, said William Acquavella of Acquavella Galleries, Mr. Freud's dealer.

Mr. Freud, a grandson of Sigmund Freud and a brother of the British television personality Clement Freud, was already an important figure in the small London art world when, in the immediate p  ...  Displaying 750 of 17145 characters.



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About  Lucian Michael Freud

Born:  1922 - Berlin, Germany
Died:   2011 - London, England
Known for:  nude figurative painting