Portrait painter whose works included "Stars in My Eyes" from 2000 and "Drawings of the Male Nude" from 1985.
He was a student at the Chouinard Art Institute and the Slade School of Art. He held his first one-man exhibition in 1961 at London's Redfern Gallery.
His work was put on permanent display at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art; San Francisco's M.H. de Young Memorial Museum of Art; Washington, D.C.'s Smithsonian Institute; and other prominent galleries.
He was the life partner of the novelist Christopher Isherwood. The two met in 1953, when Isherwood was forty-eight and Bachardy was only eighteen.
He appeared in a cameo role in the film "A Single Man," which starred Colin Firth.