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David Leffel

 (born 1931)
David A. Leffel is active/lives in New Mexico, New York.  David Leffel is known for classical real still life and portrait painting, teaching.

David Leffel

Born and raised in New York City, David Leffel is a painter in the style of early Dutch and Flemish painters such as Vermeer and Rembrandt.  His childhood was quite different from most children as he spent eleven years, from the ages of 4 until 15, in the hospital with osteomyelitis, a bone disease.  During this time, he developed a love of art expression, especially drawing.

Following high school graduation, Leffel attended Parsons School of Design and Fordham University and worked odd jobs in California and New York.  He enrolled in the Art Students League in New York, and eventually taught there for 20 years.

In the 1970s, he took illustration jobs to make money and, having returned full ti  ...  Displaying 750 of 5070 characters.

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Biography photo for David Leffel
"Self Portrait with Brush"
25 x 23 inches Oil on Linen

About  David Leffel

Born:  1931 - New York City
Known for:  classical real still life and portrait painting, teaching