(1914 - 2000)
Leonard Appelbee was active/lived in United Kingdom. Leonard Appelbee is known for Portrait, figure, and still life painting.
Biography Leonard Appelbee
Leonard John Appelbee, painter and teacher: born London November 13, 1914; married 1939 Frances Macdonald. He was a fine portrait and still-life painter. Bearded and bluff in his nautical cap, he epitomized the confident Chelsea Bohemian. Behind that Falstaffian front was a deeply sensitive artist, subject to sterile depressive periods, whose work had suffered a quarter-century of neglect. Leonard studied at Goldsmiths' College, from 1931 to 1935.
Fellow students included the now cult writer and artist Denton Welch, a distinguished staff, under Clive Gardiner, including Paul Drury, James Bateman, Joseph McCullough and John Mansbridge, an especial influence. "He would encourage you and get excited
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