Lucian Freud’s Most Expensive Painting by a Living Artist

A classic Lucian Freud portrait of a rather plump lady, is predicted to break the world auction record for most expensive painting by a living artist.


The elegantly constructed masterpiece is titled “Benefits Supervisor Sleeping” named after the profession of the sitter. The painting which was completed in 1995 is expected to fetch $35 million (£18 million) at Christie`s, exceeding the current record of $23.56 million, held since last year by the American artist Jeff Koons.

Amazing, considering the credit crunch……

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