"He lived to paint and painted until the day he died, far removed from the noise of the art world," he said.
Realist painter Lucian Freud dies at 88 →
"I think the most dangerous thing for an artist would be to be pleased with one's work simply because it is one's own," he once said. "One wants every picture to be better than its predecessors. Otherwise, what's the point?"
British realist painter Lucian Freud dies at 88 →