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Dick Prosser, Farmer

© the artist. Photo credit: Girton College, University of Cambridge

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Ever since he was a young lad growing up in Herefordshire, where he was born in 1936, Dick Prosser wanted to go into farming. He had a great love of animals, and enjoyed the countryside and changing seasons as he rode his bike along the foothills of the Black Mountains, from the hamlet of Clodock, where his father ran the Comewall Arms pub, to the grammar school in Abergavenny, 10 miles away in Wales. Sadly, like many other farmers today, his chosen occupation has not turned out to be what he had hoped for.

Royal Society of Portrait Painter's People's Portraits collection at Girton College, University of Cambridge





oil on board


H 72 x W 98 cm

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on loan from the Royal Society of Portrait Painters

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Royal Society of Portrait Painter's People's Portraits collection at Girton College, University of Cambridge

Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0JG England

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