Bacon first met Lucian Freud 1943 and they became close friends. Freud painted a portrait of Bacon and Bacon produced several portraits of Freud, some of which were based on the series of photographs taken by John Deakin. (The Estate of Francis Bacon
Charles Monroe Schulz, nicknamed Sparky, was an American cartoonist, whose comic strip Peanuts proved one of the most popular and influential in the history of the medium & is still widely reprinted on a daily basis.
Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola in was a French novelist, playwright, journalist, the best-known practitioner of the literary school of naturalism, and an important contributor to the development of theatrical naturalism.
LUCIAN MICHAEL FREUD,OM, CH December 1922 – 20 July was a German-born British painter. Known chiefly for his thickly impastoed portrait and figure paintings, he was widely considered the pre-eminent British artist of his time.