John Henry Hill
1839-1922

Two Men in a Sailboat in a Rough Sea
1839-1922

This is an atmospheric marine etching by J. Henry Hill, after the painting by Otis Weber. The image measures 14 1/2 x 18 1/2 inches, published in 1886 by Klackner, New York, pencil signed on the lower right margin. Hill came from a family of artists and became a well known landscape and marine painter keeping with the pre-raphaelite tradition, influenced by John Ruskin and David Johnson.


The Mill on the Riverbank
1839-1922

Etching, image size 18 x 29 1/4 inches, c. 1880, remarque l.l, pencil signed.


The Hudson from the Palisades
1839-1922

Etching, image size 6 3/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 1882, plate initialed l.r. "JHH 1882" and plate signed l.l. "J.W.Hill 73", done after a drawing by the artist's father John William Hill in 1873.


Men Rowing On A British River
1839-1922

Pub. Lindsay, 1889, 19 3/4 x 29 1/2 inches, pencil signed


Moonlight On The Androscoggin
1839-1922

etching, 1880, 5x7, plate signed

Painting

Barbizon Landscape with a Country Road
1841-1916, American

Oil on canvas, 18 x 23 1/2 inches, in a very fine period gilt and gesso frame. There is a partial obscure signature and date in the painting lower right, the early label on the back is from the gallery of Charles G. Calder who was a well known Providence, R.I. painting dealer, also on the back is a partial label from Whitaker studios. This is a fine Barbizon style landscape painting by American artist George William Whitaker. Whitaker was a teacher and important painter in Providence R.I. and was known as an American tonalist, influenced by George Inness and Alexander Wyant.

Print

The South Wind
1879-1961, American

Etching with drypoint, image size 8 x 10 inches, 1935, pencil signed l.r, titled in pencil in the l.l. margin. Illustrated in "Fine Prints of the Year 1935."

Drawing

Calais

Watercolor on paper, 5 3/4 x 7 5/8 inches, circa 1863, monogram lower left