Well, to make a long story short, Lucian Freud was Jewish!
Since Lucian Freud's mother was Jewish, and in Orthodox Judaism and Conservative Judaism, those with a Jewish mother (or those who underwent a halakhic conversion) are considered Jewish, then that makes him Jewish. His father was Jewish too.
Lucian Freud (whose full birth name was Lucian Michael Freud) was born on 8 December 1922 in Berlin, Germany. Lucian Freud passed away on 20 July 2011 (aged 88).
Freud is known as one of the foremost 20th-century English portraitists. His often stark and alienated paintings tended towards realism. His 1995 portrait Benefits Supervisor Sleeping, which in May 2008 was sold by Christie's in New York for
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