“Finchingfield” by H E du Plessis – Finchingfield, Essex, UK
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N 51° 58.098 E 000° 27.025
31U E 324860 N 5760582
Quick Description: A painting of Finchingfield looking East, painted for the Recording Britain project.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/22/2015 8:07:19 AM
Waymark Code: WMNDMX
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Long Description:
Enslin Hercules du Plessis was born in South Africa in 1898. He served in the First World War and later became a journalist on the Star. In 1922 he settled in London as a journalist on the Argus SA newspapers. By 1928 he was painting seriously. He was elected a member of the London Group in 1929. He retired from journalism in 1956 and began full time painting. In 1972 he was awarded the South African Akademie Medal of Honour for painting.

The painting, pencil and bodycolour on paper and dated c 1940, is in the Recording Britain collection of the V&A.
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Artist: Enslin Hercules du PLessis

Date of Painting: 1/1/1940

Date of Your Photograph: 2/21/2015

Medium of Painting: Pencil and bodycolour on paper

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