Noel was educated at St James’s School, Burnley where his father Peter was the Headmaster. He stayed there until 1902 and then attended the Burnley School of Art, which he entered at the age of thirteen. He became a general craftsman and Art Master at the Halifax School of Art and was awarded R.C.A. (travelling studentship) 1911 and R.I.B.A. 1912.
Leaver exhibited widely during his own lifetime and his paintings of British, European and Middle Eastern subjects are popular with collectors. His work is notable for the hot blue skies, which often contrast with shadowed buildings.
Works by this artist…
Almost Home( ref : 8082 )