One of Lucian Freud"s 14 children reveals how the artist painted him out of his life

My father the selfish genius: One of Lucian Freud”s 14 children reveals how the artist painted him out of his life… before a deathbed rapprochement

Rapprochement: Artist Lucian Freud, pictured at his Holland Park home in London in 2003, was reunited with his estranged son, David, on his deathbed

Rapprochement: Artist Lucian Freud, pictured at his Holland Park home in London in 2003, was reunited with his estranged son, David, on his deathbed

David Freud, son of Lucian Artist Lucian Freud

Estranged: David Freud (left) was a baby when his mother finally tired of Lucian (right) and his unfaithfulness. She whisked away her four children to a council estate in Roehampton in South-West London

In his studio: Lucian Freud with naked sculptor Alexandra Williams-Wynn, the daughter of a baronet, in 2005. Alexandra had been romantically linked with the painter

In his studio: Lucian Freud with naked sculptor Alexandra Williams-Wynn, the daughter of a baronet, in 2005. Alexandra had been romantically linked with the painter

Looking in the mirror: The rediscovered

Looking in the mirror: The rediscovered “Self-Portrait with a Black Eye” by Lucian Freud. His works have fetched millions over the years

Companion: Freud with his dog in 2001

Companion: Freud with his dog in 2001

Naked ambition: A copy picture of Lucian Freud

Naked ambition: A copy picture of Lucian Freud”s painting of his daughter Bella which was auctioned as part of a Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale in 2005

Freud as a young boy in an undated picture

Youthful: Freud as a young boy in an undated picture

Eye for human form: Freud

Eye for human form: Freud”s “Naked Portrait With Reflection” which went under the hammer at Christie”s in 2008