Collection: Enslin Hercules du Plessis   1894 - 1978 

Enslin Du Plessis was born in Standerton, Transvaal. He became a journalist in the years before the first world war.

Du Plessis settled in London in 1922. He began painting seriously in 1928, but never received formal training. He became a well known painter in London, and exhibited with the New Group on occasional visits to South Africa after 1938. Enslin Du Plessis was awarded the SA Academy medal of honour for painting in 1972.