Leo Bensemann

Aotearoa New Zealand, b.1912, d.1986

The Dolomite Madonna, Takaka

  • Gift of the family of Peter R. Smart (1933 - 1981)
  • Pencil and crayon
  • 716 x 557mm
  • 2016/023
  • 1976

Details of the rock (which survives) in this drawing, how it was found and how it was used in this drawing and in other paintings, appear on pages 168-170 of the book 'Fantastica: the world of Leo Bensemann' by Peter Simpson (Auckland University Press, 2011).

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Details of the rock (which survives) in this painting, how it was found and how it was used in this painting and in other drawings, appear on pages 168-170 of the book 'Fantastica: the world of Leo Bensemann' by Peter Simpson (Auckland University Press, 2011).