He was one of the most important contemporary painters, his paintings achieved in his lifetime million prizes. At the age of 88 years, Lucian Freud, has died past Saturday.
Lucian Freud was born in 1922 in Berlin. His father, Ernst Freud, an architect, was the youngest son of the Viennese psychoanalyst. Early thirties, the family fled from the Nazis to London where Lucian Freud received British citizenship. He studied at the Central School of Art and at Goldsmith's College, London. At first, the young painter employed by the Surrealists. In the fifties-years, he turned to the portrait and nude painting.
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