“St Marys Square Hitchin” by Gerard Ceunis – St Marys Square, Hitchin, Herts, UK
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N 51° 56.850 W 000° 16.700
30U E 687045 N 5758698
Quick Description: The painting was painted from the NE corner of the Market Place, looking North to St Marys Square.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/1/2014 2:47:02 AM
Waymark Code: WMMK3J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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Long Description:
Little biographical detail is known about Gerard Ceunis. It is believed that he lived from 1885 to 1964 and that he was Belgian. There are references to him being an active member of a moral revival group in Ghent at the turn of the twentieth century. He worked as an illustrator for books, both in Belgium and in Hitchin. In particular he collaborated with renowned local historian, Reginald Hine, on the book The Story of Hitchin Town, for which he produced 26 illustrations.

The painting is oil on canvas, produced in 1930, and is in the collection of Hitchin Museum and Art Gallery.
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Artist: Gerard Cuenis

Date of Painting: 1/1/1930

Date of Your Photograph: 9/30/2014

Medium of Painting: Oil on canvas

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