Examples from the Web for lucian
The central focus is a single photograph of British painter Lucian Freud.
The great painter Lucian Freud, dead at 88, took on the clichés of British art by magnifying them.
Lucian Freud, who died Thursday in London at the age of 88, was the most artist-like of artists.
Perhaps that is what Lucian Freud meant when he said, “I want paint to work as flesh.”
A scholiast on Lucian's Dialogues of Courtesans let out the secret in a much later age.Myth, Ritual And Religion, Vol. 2 (of 2)|Andrew Lang
Mrs. Redmond and the girls drove to the station, where Fritz and Lucian met them after a brisk walk down town.Amy in Acadia|Helen Leah Reed
Demonax, the friend of Lucian, was as remarkable for his wit and repartee as for his kindly nature.History of English Humour, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange
Lucian's account of his death in The Runaways seems incorrect.The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4|Lucian of Samosata
He tip-toed from the room, thoroughly frightened and nervous, and sent a message to Lucian Davlin forthwith.Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter|Lawrence L. Lynch
British Dictionary definitions for lucian
Word Origin and History for lucian
masc. proper name, from Latin Lucianus (cf. French Lucien), a derivative of Roman Lucius, from lux (genitive lucis) "light" (see light (n.)). The Hellenistic Greek writer (his name Latinized from Greek Loukianos) was noted as the type of a scoffing wit.