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Taneatua, Bay of Plenty
Rangitoto Channel from Campbells Bay
Mahurangi River from Brown's Bay, 1972

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Where to buy or sell art works by Elizabeth W. (Bessie) Blomfield

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International Art Centre
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Bessie Kendon (nee Elizabeth W. Blomfield) was the daughter of artist Charles Blomfield. She worked in his studio and after he taught her how to paint, she became an accomplished artist. Her style was similar to that of her father. Initially she specialised in floral works, but after her marriage in 1908 to William Kendon her preference was landscapes. She exhibited with the Otago Art Society from 1902 to 1904 and with the Auckland Society of Arts from 1897 to 1908. [See also: Bessie Kendon]

The earliest auction listing we have for Bessie Blomfield is in 2003 and in total 20 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 13 (65%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $1,086 for Giant Kauri Trees sold by International Art Centre in September 2020. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2021.

Elizabeth W. (Bessie) Blomfield is not listed in any of the standard biographical references listed on our references page.

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