Mr. Newey’s workshop
Both my father Richard Aument and my great-uncle Raymond Perry were artistic. This watercolor drawing was done by Uncle Ray about 75 years ago on Long Island, New York. “Mister Newey” is depicted in his boat building shop which is filled with hand tools and buckets of paint and varnish. All I have is a black and white photograph of this drawing - the present location of the original is unknown.
Before Uncle Ray died in 1960, he entrusted two thick scrap books of his art and illustrations to my father. In 2004, I will be putting together another website - my fourth one - in tribute to illustrator and artist Raymond Perry utilizing as much of the art from the scrapbooks as possible.