Reflection (Self-portrait), 1985 ~ Lucian Michael Freud, OM, CH was a German-born British painter. Known chiefly for his thickly impastoed portrait and figure paintings, he was widely considered the pre-eminent British artist of his time.
The Summer Exhibition 2012 at the Royal Academy is now open until 12 August. Showcasing artists in all media including sculpture, painting, photography and printmaking. Particularly excited to see Katharine Morling's ceramics, as featured in May/Jun 2011
Wall painting of the baker Terentius Neo and his wife. From the House of Terentius Neo, Pompeii. AD Copyright Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Napoli e Pompei/Trustees of the British Museum