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Lucian Freud 'stood up for humanity'

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'Benefits supervisor sleeping' a painting by German-born British painter Lucian Freud
Sue Tilly, painted by Lucian Freud in Benefits Supervisor Sleeping

Lucian Freud, one of the country's most highly regarded artists, has died aged 88.

His friend the art critic William Feaver explains how he was "so good at just showing ourselves to ourselves".

And Sue Tilly, who sat for a portrait by the artist, describes the "fantastic experience".


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