Sheep on a Hillside
Sheep on a Hillside

JAMES JOHN HILL RBA (1811-1882)

Sheep on a Hillside

1811 to 1882 England

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SHEEP ON A HILLSIDE

JAMES JOHN HILL RBA

1811 - 1882 Signed
Oil on canvas 12 x 18 inches
Frames size 16 ½ x 23 inches

Hill was a painter of landscape, rustic genre scenes and portraits. Born and studied in Birmingham and came to London 1839. He exhibited works at Suffolk Street, the Royal Academy from 1845 to 1868 and at the British Institute. He was elected RBA in 1842. Hill attracted the patronage of Baroness Burdett-Coutts for whom he painted a number of portraits, animal & dog studies. Hill frequently visited Ireland and painted a number of works there. Many of his works were reproduced lithographically for the “Illustrated London News”.
Hill died in Highgate in 1882.

Bibl: Victorian Painters – Christopher Wood

Works Represented: Ulster Museum Belfast; Birmingham City Art Gallery; Northampton Museum; York City Art Gallery; Clifton Park Museum; Russell Cotes Museum & Art Gallery; Shipley Art Gallery & others.

WAS £2,750 NOW £1,500
Dimensions
Height 12.00 inch (30.48 cm)
Width 18.00 inch (45.72 cm)
External Height 16.50 inch (41.91 cm)
External Width 23.00 inch (58.42 cm)
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X6372
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