Most Expensive Living Artist – Lucian Freud

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

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Lucian Freud has become the most expensive living artist at auction with his “Big Sue” painting. The large naked woman painted on a couch is called “Benefits Supervisor Sleeping” and sold for $33.6 million at Christies last week. The sitter is Sue Tilley and she sat for Freud over a four year period.

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