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ID: 500012829
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500012829

 

Record Type: Person
Hill, John (British engraver, 1770-1850, active in the United States)

Note: 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.

Names:
Hill, John (preferred,V,index)
John Hill (V,display)
Hill, John, I (V)
John I Hill (V)
Hill, John I (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
printmaker
engraver (printmaker)

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  Clarksville (Albany county, New York state, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   United States (North and Central America) (nation)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
apprentice was ....  Hill, John William  
..........................  (American painter, 1812-1879) [500002786]
grandparent of ....  Hill, John Henry  
..........................  (American watercolorist and printmaker, 1839-1922) [500022043]
parent of ....  Hill, John William  
................  (American painter, 1812-1879) [500002786]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Hill, John (I)

Biographies:
(British engraver, 1770-1850, active in the United States) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British printmaker in USA, 1770-1850) ..... [BHA]
(British printmaker 1770-1850) ..... [GRLPA]
(British artist, 1770-1850) ..... [WCP]
(Engraver, 1770-1850) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, 1770-1850) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, 1770-1850) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Hill, John ........ [BHA Preferred, GRLPA Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred]
......................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
Hill, John, I ........ [VP]
...........................  Witt Computer Index database
Hill, John I ........ [WL-Courtauld Preferred]
.........................  Witt Library, Authority files
John Hill ........ [VP]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
John I Hill ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRLPA, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr88000324
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 29 September 2003
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr88000324
....................  Witt Computer Index database
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 8 July 2002
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