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Arthur Hill, fl. 1858-1893

Nationality: English
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Place of Birth: Nottingham
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Arthur Hill was a landscape, genre and portrait painter.


Hill was active as an artist working in Nottingham and London between 1858 and 1893. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, British Institution and the Society of British Artists in London, as well as at the Royal Society of Artists in Birmingham, Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool and Manchester City Art Gallery. In 1880 he was elected a member of the Society of British Artists, a society which elected JW its President in 1886.

In 1884 Hill was included among those invited to the private view of 'Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', Messrs Dowdeswell, London, 1884, on 17 May (#08682). Hill was also among those proposed invitees to a dinner organised by W. C. Symons to congratulate JW on becoming an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Munich, a dinner which was to be held at the Criterion in Piccadilly on 1 May 1889 (#00631).


Wood, Christopher, The Dictionary of Victorian Artists, 2nd ed., Woodbridge, 1978; Johnson, J., and Anna Gruetzner, Dictionary of British Artists 1880-1940, Woodbridge, 1980.