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John Hill

British engraver, active in the United States

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
One of the most important American graphic artists of the 19th century, he became well-known for his aquatints of Joshua Shaw's "Picturesque Views of American Scenery" and William Guy Wall's "Hudson River Portfolio," which were among the first romantic landscape views to be printed in America.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500012829.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to John Hill:

John Hill after Joshua Shaw View by Moonlight, near Fayetteville, ca. 1819-1821 Aquatint and etching
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