Most Expensive Living Artist – Lucian Freud

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 $33.6m or £17.2m at Christies last week. The sitter is Sue Tilley and she sat for Freud over a four year period.Continue Reading

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.Continue Reading