(1911 - 1977)
Bern Hill was active/lived in Connecticut / Canada. Bern Hill is known for railroad illustration, New England scene.
Biography Bern Hill
A free-lance illustrator and painter, Bern Hill is known for his
aesthetically innovative and historically important railroad
illustrations and for his regional scene painting of Connecticut where
he lived for much of his career. Of him it was written that he
had a "running love affair with New England and its 'magnificent
architecture.' His clean, precise technique is as cool as a Connecticut
For an illustrator of the mid-20th century,
he had a unique style that combined abstraction with realism and
challenged viewers with philosophical complexities that were unfamiliar
in advertising art. Using contrasts of light and dark and vast, unusual
visual perspectives and panoramic landscapes either
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