HESELTINE, Richard

1914 - ?

Born at Wimbledon, Surrey in 1914, son of Conrad Heseltine and his wife Margaret née Druett, who married at Bromley, Kent in 1912. Richard studied art part-time with Otway McCannell at Farnham School of Art in the early 1930's and although a self-taught amateur artist, taught at Old Buckenham Hall School at Brettenham, Suffolk and held art classes at Cornard, Sudbury, Suffolk. Initially a fruit farmer in Kent before joining the army for the duration of the Second World War and was a major in the tank regiment. An artist and a member of the Colchester Society and Gainsborough's House, Sudbury and has exhibited at Letchworth Museum and Art Gallery 1963, The Minories, Colchester 1976 and Quay Theatre, Sudbury 1991. His memoirs 'Pippin's Progress' were published in 2001. He lived at Assington, Suffolk.





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