Poignant painting unveiled at Napier RSA marks 100th anniversary of WWI armistice

A poignant painting to mark the 100th anniversary of the World War I armistice has already garnered praise from many who have seen it.

The piece of art, titled Not all wounds bleed was commissioned by the Napier Returned Services Association and unveiled last Friday – Poppy Day.

Police Minister and Napier Labour MP Stuart Nash attended the unveiling.

The painting took about a month for Havelock North artist Sophie Blokker to complete, taking her time with the intricate detailing of the deep red poppies, vibrant sky and mournful soldier.

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