Lucian Freud

1922 - 2011

Lucian Freud

Lucian Michael Freud, OM CH (; 8 December 1922 – 20 July 2011) was a British painter and draughtsman, specialising in figurative art, and is known as one of the foremost 20th-century portraitists. He was born in Berlin, the son of Jewish architect Ernst L. Freud and the grandson of Sigmund Freud. Freud got his first name "Lucian" from his mother in memory of the ancient writer Lucian of Samosata. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lucian Freud has received more than 1,480,470 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 285th most popular painter.

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Among painters, Lucian Freud ranks 285 out of 1,258Before him are John Singer Sargent, Francesco Melzi, Pieter Claesz, Gerard ter Borch, Philippe de Champaigne, and Karel van Mander. After him are Masolino da Panicale, Francesco Guardi, Orazio Gentileschi, Oskar Schlemmer, Paul Delaroche, and Jean-Baptiste Greuze.

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Among people born in 1922, Lucian Freud ranks 45Before him are Miguel Muñoz, Olga Ladyzhenskaya, Leon M. Lederman, Julius Nyerere, Nándor Hidegkuti, and Jacques Piccard. After him are Ahmed Sékou Touré, Joan Fuster, Cornelius Castoriadis, Alberto Granado, Nils Liedholm, and Renata Tebaldi. Among people deceased in 2011, Lucian Freud ranks 32Before him are John Barry, Sidney Lumet, Rosalyn Sussman Yalow, Christa Wolf, Manfred Gerlach, and John McCarthy. After him are Norman Foster Ramsey Jr., Diana Wynne Jones, Baruj Benacerraf, Lynn Margulis, Alberto Granado, and Bubba Smith.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Lucian Freud ranks 703 out of 3,763Before him are Juana Bormann (null), Moses Hess (1812), Fritz Perls (1893), Luise Rainer (1910), Carlos Kleiber (1930), and Philip William, Elector Palatine (1615). After him are Paul Blobel (1894), Peter Weiss (1916), Johannes Trithemius (1462), Otto III, Duke of Bavaria (1261), Gotthard Kettler (1517), and Joost van den Vondel (1587).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Lucian Freud ranks 21Before him are Max Beckmann (1884), August Macke (1887), Franz Stuck (1863), Max Liebermann (1847), Hans von Aachen (1552), and Hendrik Goltzius (1558). After him are Oskar Schlemmer (1888), Philipp Otto Runge (1777), Carl Spitzweg (1808), Max Klinger (1857), Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876), and Erich Heckel (1883).

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