Saul Leiter's color imagery is multi-layered and multi-faceted -
The Ballad of Soames Bantry is a kaleidoscope,
"For twenty years the conversation went on: good-hearted, interesting, flowing freely this way and that. I became profoundly attracted and attuned to this man's quiet talent, his simplicity, his mirth, his benevolence, his tolerance, his sense of fairness, his aversion to dogma, his erudition..."
- Philippe Laumont