Cyril Leeper

Cyril Leeper, P.P.O.I.P, A.B.A.R., P.I.N.Y born in 1949, in Toronto, attended art classes at The Grange, and studied landscape painting with H.D.Sheppard (student of Fred Haines). He then travelled to Rome and Madrid for an in-depth study of portraiture, apprenticing with Ken Forbes. Cyril attended the Accademia Di Belle Arti Di Roma" -(Rome Italy 5 years) and the "Escuella Superior De Bellas Artes de San Fernando"---(Madrid Spain)---as well as winning the gold medal award from Italy. Known widely as a portrait artist, he has painted the Royal portraits---Sir Henry Bedingfeld and Duke of York commissioned by Buckingham Palace. He has painted portraits of many officials, including Commander Chris Hadfield. Presently residing in Tiny Township, on Georgian Bay, he enjoys capturing in oils its native beauty.

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