Benefits Supervisor Sleeping Painting

big sue painting by lucian freud

Benefits Supervisor Sleeping by famous British artist Lucian Freud. Painted in 1995.
Also called Big Sue
151 x 219 cm or 59 x 86 inches
Oil on canvas
Bought by the Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich for $33,641,000 in 2008.

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