Leo Bensemann

Aotearoa New Zealand, b.1912, d.1986

The Bishop of Christchurch

  • Presented to the Gallery by Mary Bensemann, 1995
  • Ink
  • 280 x 190mm
  • 96/25

The subject of this drawing is the Most Reverend Campbell West-Watson (1877-1953). He was appointed Bishop of Christchurch in 1926 and, additionally, Archbishop of New Zealand in 1940. He retired from both appointments in 1951.