Sigmund & Lucian Freud


Sigmund Freud (May 6, 1856 – September 23, 1939) was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis. It is a clinical method through which an analyst unpacks unconscious conflicts based on the free associations, dreams and fantasies of the patient. His theories on child sexuality, libido and the ego, among other topics, were some of the most influential academic concepts of the 20th century.

Lucian Freud ( December 8, 1922 – July 20, 2011) was the grandson of Sigmund Freud, and a British painter and draftsman, specialising in figurative art, and is known as one of the foremost 20th-century portraitists. His early career as a painter was influenced by surrealism, but by the early 1950s his often stark and alienated paintings tended towards realism. His works are noted for their psychological penetration and often discomforting examination of the relationship between artist and model. The Freuds are portrayed through their painting and their thoughts.