|| The painter, Ulrich Leive (Self Portrait) was born in Osnabrueck, Germany, in 1957. After studying law he chose to pursue an artistic career. His work has been extensively exhibited over many years.
Ulrich Leive has received several awards for his work, notably for the painting Holocaust/Shoah. Most recently, the Deutsche Post AG chose to reproduce one of his paintings in their Calendar of Peace 1998.
For many years Ulrich Leive's painting has been inspired by themes from the Bible. More than 1,000 watercolours, 500 drawings and approximately 400 acrylic paintings are from this body of work. Many belong to series such as The Face of Jesus Christ and Pictures of Angels.