Portrait of 'Sir Brian Leveson' by Mark Roscoe commissioned by Liverpool John Moores University

Sir Brian Leveson’s portrait

 Mark  Roscoe, who was commissioned to paint this portrait, considered adding a liver bird to the bookshelves but felt that making a mythical bird look real might not have worked. Instead, the liver bird appears on the robes Sir Brian wears where it is holding liver seaweed.  A liver bird is a mythical creature and…