Raymond Jennings – Historic Wharf Street 1914

Size: 78 cm x 135 cm

Artwork date: 2016

Medium: Pencil with UV varnish-wash on canvas

Raymond is an Auckland based artist who is known for his colourful oil paintings, pen and ink drawings and sculpture. This pen and ink work depicting Wharf St in Tauranga in 1914 is one of a series of large works that aims to lift the past into our present. Historic scenes like this are often only seen as small photographs in books rather than as large works like this piece.