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Winter in Ellerby
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council

Winter in Ellerby 1927

Rowland Henry Hill (1873–1952)

Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council
Painter, black-and-white artist, born in Halifax, Yorkshire. Studied at Halifax and Bradford Schools of Art, also at the Herkomer School at Bushey and extensively abroad, mainly on the continent. Exhibited RA, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, and elsewhere in the provinces. Imperial War Museum and many northern public galleries hold his pictures. Hill was a member of the Staithes Group of painters, who worked in the Staithes and Runswick Bay area of Yorkshire, featured in a series of exhibitions at Phillips & Sons, Marlow. Lived at Hinderwell, Yorkshire.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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