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Derek Hill

 (1916 - 2000)
Derek Hill was active/lived in England, Ireland.  Derek Hill is known for portrait and landscape painting.

Biography   Derek Hill


Derek Hill (1916-2000)

Born in Hampshire, son of a wealthy sugar trader, Hill first worked as a theater designer in Leningrad in the 1930s and later as an historian.  His long association with Ireland began when he visited Glenveagh Castle, County Donegal to paint the portrait of the Irish-American art collector, Henry McIlhenny, whose grandfather had emigrated to the US from the nearby village of Milford, and who subsequently made a fortune from his patent gas meter.

Hill began to enjoy increased success as a portrait painter from the 1960s; his subjects including many notable composers, musicians, politicians and statesmen, such as broadcaster Gay Byrne, Jerusalem mayor Teddy Kollek and the Prince of Wales.  He was   ...  Displaying 750 of 2490 characters.

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