Lucian Freud at MoMA.

The big picture.
April 2 2008 7:10 AM

Lucian Freud, Unbuttoned

Freud's grandson tells all.

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Christopher Benfey is Mellon professor of English at Mount Holyoke. His latest book, A Summer of Hummingbirds, about writers and artists in Gilded Age America, has just been published by the Penguin Press.