Kōrero: Bensemann, Leo Vernon

Leo Bensemann as a young man

Leo Bensemann as a young man

Leo Bensemann stands beside a portrait he painted of his friend, fellow artist Rita Angus, in the 1930s.  Other paintings by him can be seen on the wall behind.

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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 3 December 2021)