Peter Le Lievre

Written on 01/06/2022
Mike Le Conte


Although Peter Le Lievre's work amounts to over 200 paintings and sketches he was better known as a businessman during his lifetime

 

he was regarded locally with such respect, that the Guernsey Star of the 19th February 1878 recorded his passing :

 


Death, which has lately been so busy among us, has just removed from our midst one who, throughout the whole of his career, commanded the affection and esteem of all who knew him. The news of the death of Mr Peter Le Lievre … has cast quite a gloom over the town