Lucian Freud-Equine Art

Not being the scholarly type, the German born British artist Lucian Freud, instead developed his intense love of art and of animals, particularly horses. As a young man, when not painting, he was looking after and even sleeping in the stables with the horses. Randall Wright’s documentary Lucian Freud: Painted Life on BBC 2 is the only video ever made of Freud painting. “The artist’s obsession with his subject is all that he needs to drive him to work”.

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