Landscape with Birds, 1940, Lucian Freud
(1922-2011), oil on panel, 39.5 x 32.5cm.
Two years ago, Lady Lucinda Lambton said her mother - known as Bindy - had a long relationship with Lucian Freud
Christie's auction house's contemporary art specialist Francis Outred said that 'Three Studies of Lucian Freud
' could beat 'Triptych' record, which was sold in 2008 for 86 million dollars, News.com.au reported.
VIENNA: Lucian Freud
did not live to see the first exhibition of his paintings in Vienna, the city his grandfather Sigmund fled in 1938, but he helped plan the retrospective that opens this week.
Victor Chandler, the bookmaker who knew Lucian Freud
for more than 30 years, recalls: "We used to call him two-four-eight.
Considerado en 1988 por el critico neoyorquino Robert Hughes como el mas grande pintor realista vivo, Lucian Freud
se convirtio, en 2008, en el artista de mayor cotizacion en vida, al subastarse su obra Inspectora de la seguridad social durmiendo en 33.6 millones de dolares.
A statement issued by the artist's representative Diana Rawstron said: "Lucian Freud
, artist, born 8 December 1922 in Berlin, died peacefully at his home in London."
In a statement yesterday, Diana Rawstron, who has represented Freud for many years, said: "Lucian Freud
, artist, born 8 December 1922 in Berlin, died peacefully last night at his home in London."
Gaylord is a writer, art critic and curator who spent over two years sitting for a portrait by Lucian Freud
. In his diary of the experience the reader learns about the artist in his own words along with his memories of others artists from Picasso to Francis Bacon to David Hockney.
A life-sized nude of Moss by British painter Lucian Freud
sold at auction for almost pounds 4 million in 2005.
Sainsbury, who died last year, bequeathed works from artists including Claude Monet, Paul Gauguin, Francis Bacon and Lucian Freud
to the Tate and the National Gallery in what Tate director Nicholas Serota called one of the biggest art donations of the past century.
is an artist whose work has redefined portraiture and the nude over the past twenty-five years.