Andrew Putnam Hill
(1853 - 1922)
Andrew Putnam Hill was active/lived in California, Indiana. Andrew Hill is known for landscape, animal and portrait painting.
Biography Andrew Putnam Hill
Andrew Hill was known as an accomplished landscape painter and nature conservationist. Born in Porter County, Indiana in 1853, he journeyed to California through the Isthmus of Panama with his family in 1867, eventually settling in San Jose. Hill studied at Santa Clara College before deciding to move to San Francisco to study art. In San Francisco Hill attended the School of Design and also took private lessons with Louis Lussier and Virgilio Tojetti. Hill and Tojetti opened a portrait studio together in Oakland, California, in 1876 and in San Jose in 1878.
He exhibited his landscapes and historical California scenes at the Mechanics' Institute (1876), the California State Fair (1877), and at the St. Louis World's Fair (1904). In 18
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