National Centennial Exhibition of New Zealand Art Catalogue
Born in India in 1847, Kennett Watkins arrived in New Zealand in 1874, and became master of the Auckland Free School of Arts, which position he held for nine years. He was then appointed drawing master under the Board of Education at the Auckland Grammar School. He died in 1933, having devoted his energies chiefly to the representation of New Zealand forest scenery and Maori life.
328 HOME OF THE CORMORANTS (water colour)