Bensemann, Leo Vernon, 1912-1986

Pag, 1912-1986

Artist, printer, typographer, publisher, editor. Cartoonist, painter. Born in Takaka, educated at Nelson College and Canterbury School of Art. Partner in Caxton Press 1936-1977. See DNZB (Vol 4, 1921-1940, p50-51, B23)

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Date: [ca 1938] By: Angus, Rita, 1908-1970 Ref: C-181-002 Description: A three-quarters head-and-shoulders portrait of the artist Leo Bensemann, aged about 26. The view is from above the subject and slightly to the right. Peter...
Date: 1870 - 1960 From: The Graham Bookplate Collection; bookplates collected by David H Graham. [1500-1950s] By: Bensemann, Leo Vernon, 1912-1986; Berry, Reginald George James, 1906-1979; Broekstra, Tom, active 1953; Coleridge, John Duke, active 1910; Donner, Tibor Karl, 1907-1993; Dwyer, Ella Margaret, 1887-1979; Goodwin, Arnold Frederick, 1890-1978; Graham, Jessie Sutherland, 1886-1954; Gross, Richard Oliver, 1882-1964; Harris, Sam, active 1950; Holloway, Ronald, 1909-2003; Lloyd, Constance Alice, 1895-1982; McLintock, Alexander Hare, 1903-1968; Nash, Paul, 1889-1946; Percy, William Stratford, 1872-1946; Rule, Percival Watts, 1889-1953; Tilsley, Lydia Louise, 1898-1983; Tough, George Bannerman, 1901-1983; Wiseman, Hilda Alexandra, 1894-1982; Younghusband, Adela Mary, 1878-1969 Ref: BOOKPLATES-GRAHAM-NZ-G Description: Arranged in boxes alphabetically according to the name of the person for whom the plate was made. Contains plates made for: V. E. Galway (by A H McLintock, ...
Date: 1862 - 1955 From: The Graham Bookplate Collection; bookplates collected by David H Graham. [1500-1950s] By: Abraham, H C, active 1952; Aris, Bernard Ford, 1887-1977; Bensemann, Leo Vernon, 1912-1986; Booty, Fred, active 1909; Chart, J Rudkin, active 1900s; Croll, Donald G, active 1936; Holloway, Ronald, 1909-2003; Lambert, L T, active 1945; Percy, William Stratford, 1872-1946; Ramage, Donald James, 1923-2009; Wakelin, W G, active 1880s?; Williams, Llewellyn Edwin, 1884-1967; Wiseman, Hilda Alexandra, 1894-1982; Younghusband, Adela Mary, 1878-1969 Ref: BOOKPLATES-GRAHAM-NZ-W Description: Arranged in boxes alphabetically according to the name of the person for whom the plate was made. Contains plates made for: L C W (n.d.) M W (by Hilda Wisem...
Date: 1935 - 1960 By: Bensemann, Leo Vernon, 1912-1986 Ref: BOOKPLATES-Bensemann Description: Album of bookplates and envelope of loose bookplates, designed by Leo Bensemann and other artists. Album includes plates made by Bensemann for: MB (eagle on ...
Date: 1900 - 1948 From: The Graham Bookplate Collection; bookplates collected by David H Graham. [1500-1950s] By: Bensemann, Leo Vernon, 1912-1986; Coulls, Culling & Company; Lee-Johnson, Eric Albert, 1908-1993; W. P. B. (Artist), active 1901 Ref: BOOKPLATES-GRAHAM-NZ-O Description: Arranged in boxes alphabetically according to the name of the person for whom the plate was made. Contains plates made for: Dan O'Connor (Tani Hokona)(by Er...
Date: 1948 By: Bensemann, Leo Vernon, 1912-1986 Ref: G-053-1 Description: A seated half-profile view of Lawrence Baigent (1912-1985), in his late thirties. He is seated at a table, his left arm resting on the table and his face sup...
Date: 1938/1939 By: Bensemann, Leo Vernon, 1912-1986 Ref: G-053-2 Description: Half-length seated profile portrait of artist Rita Angus, based on a detailed preliminary pencil sketch done in 1938. She faces the left, with her right hand...
Date: 1984 By: McKinnon, Avenal Beryl Elizabeth, 1949-2021 Ref: MS-Papers-10971 Description: Photographs prepared for `Art New Zealand'; article on Bensemann. Quantity: 1 folder(s) (7 prints). 0.01 Linear Metres.
Bensemann, Leo Vernon, 1912-1986 :Rita Angus, Peggy Bensemann and Leo Bensemann, at 97 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch
Date: 1938 By: Bensemann, Leo Vernon, 1912-1986; Bensemann family Ref: PAColl-0925 Description: Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s) in one envelope in a box. Transfers: From Manuscripts & Archives - PA Series 14:9, from MS Group 24, MS Paper...
Date: 1966-1983 From: Gant, Phyllis, 1922-2010: Collection Ref: MS-Papers-6634-064 Description: Correspondence with publishers, including dispute with Robin Dudding over naming of `Islands' Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1983-1992 By: Simpson, Peter Alan (Professor), 1942- Ref: MS-Papers-5218 Description: Comprises text of a talk on the art of Leo Bensemann, given by Peter Simpson at the National Library, Wellington (3 Sep 1992); letters from Leo Bensemann to ...
Date: [Oct 1959] From: Bensemann, Leo Vernon, 1912-1986 : Papers By: Lilburn, Douglas Gordon, 1915-2001; Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750; Busoni, Ferruccio, 1866-1924 Ref: MSD10-0124 Description: Recording of works by Lilburn and Bach by unknown pianist Place of recording - Place of recording Fidelity Recording Studios, 26 Hopkins Street, Christchurc...
Date: 6 May, 1995 - 06 May 1995 From: Interviews about Denis Glover by Gordon Ogilvie By: Lambert, Arthur, active 1950-1995 Ref: OHInt-0576-18 Description: Arthur Lambert was a contemporary of Denis Glover. Talks about Caxton Press, Glover's partner Dinny Donovan whose father financed it, and Leo Bensemann's ma...
Date: 2017 By: TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre Ref: EPHDL-0369 Description: Digital poster advertising an event shows images from the three exhibitions: a Leo Bensemann portrait of Caroline Oliver; a photograph by Max Oettli of a man...
Date: 1982-1990 From: Paul, Janet Elaine (Dame), 1919-2004 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-5640-004 Description: Includes correspondence relating to Rita Angus exhibition at Auckland City Art Gallery in 1983, which Janet Paul contributed to as a member of the curatorial...
Date: 1930 - 1979 From: Ogilvie, Gordon Bryant, 1934- :Photographs relating to Denis Glover Ref: PAColl-7404-2 Description: Photographs of Denis Glover at school, university, the Caxton Press, and in the British Navy. The collection includes some of his literary collegues, his thr...
Date: [ca 1942-1945] From: Bensemann, Leo Vernon, 1912-1986 : Papers By: Lilburn, Douglas Gordon, 1915-2001; Bensemann, Leo Vernon, 1912-1986 Ref: fMS-Papers-9121-2 Description: Bensemann was music copyist for Caxton Press Quantity: 1 folder(s). 0.01 Linear Metres. Provenance: Donor/Lender/Vendor - Donated by the Leo Bensemann Esta...
Date: 1935 - 1957 By: Bensemann, Leo Vernon, 1912-1986 Ref: Curios-035 Description: Blocks from which art prints were made. Includes illustrations for: Another argo (1935) Fantastica (1937) Group Show catalogue 1950 A second book of Leo Bens...
Date: [1928-1955] From: Donnelly, William Ian McLaren, 1901-1956 : Letters and papers Ref: MS-Papers-7650-1 Description: Comprises letters to Donnelly from Leo Bensemann, Denis Glover, R A K Mason, Jessie MacKay and Alan Mulgan Quantity: 1 folder(s).
Date: 1962-1987 From: Lilburn, Douglas Gordon, 1915-2001 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7623-098 Description: Letters and cards with some enclosures from Leo and Mary Bensemann Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Holographs