Lucian Freud – Boy Smoking (1950 – 1951)

Lucian Freud (1922 – 2011) was a British painter, specializing in figurative art. Born in Berlin in a Jewish family, the grandson of Sigmund Freud, his family fled for London when he was 11 years old to escape the Nazis’ persecution. He is best known for his very realistic unsettling nudes that offer a sense…