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Anne Hill

 (- 1852)
Anne Hill was active/lived in Pennsylvania.  Anne Hill is known for drawing, teaching.

Biography   Anne Hill


The first principal of the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, she was described as an "accomplished teacher of drawing" and was hired in 1850.  Unfortunately she died suddenly in the summer of 1852 in a steamboat explosion on the Hudson River. 

She was the author of a book, Drawing Book of Flowers & Fruit, published in Philadelphia in 1845 with six color plates.

Sources:

Nina de Angeli Walls, "Art and Industry in Philadelphia: Origins of the Philadelphia School of Design for Women", The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, July 1993.  Courtesy, Traditional Fine Arts Online

Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American   ...  Displaying 750 of 758 characters.

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