Passage of Arms, 1979
Passage of Arms, 1979

My pictures are about celebration – I hope they have enough intensity and inner life to persist in the imagination. - Michael Leonard



Michael Leonard, Painter and Illustrator

by Patrick Bade (with foreword by Sir Roy Strong, C.H.)

Now available for purchase:

Patrick Bade's intimate yet comprehensive study of the artist's career reveals his artistic development in all its variety. Lavishly illustrated with paintings, drawings and photographs, this is a seminal book for admirers of his work.

Exhibited paintings, early work
Portraits in black and white
Tonal nudes, coloured drawings