Kōrero: Bensemann, Leo Vernon

Dressed as a painter

Dressed as a painter

In 1939 Leo Bensemann was photographed wearing an artist’s smock made for him by Rita Angus. The portrait in the background is of local businessman Hugh Cato.

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Peter Simpson. 'Bensemann, Leo Vernon', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/4b23/bensemann-leo-vernon (accessed 5 December 2021)