(1861 - 1934)
Nathaniel Hill was active/lived in Ireland, England. Nathaniel Hill is known for portrait and plein air landscape painting.
Biography Nathaniel Hill
Nathaniel Hill RHA (1861-1934)
Born in Drogheda, County Louth, Nathaniel Hill turned down the opportunity of entering the prosperous family milling business in favour of a career as a painter, and studied at the Metropolitan School of Art in Dublin from 1877 to 1880, along with fellow students Roderic O'Conor (with whom he shared lodgings), as well as Walter Osborne, and Joseph Malachy Kavanagh. From 1881 to 1883, together with Kavanagh and Osborne, he studied at Verlat's Nature and Life classes at the popular Fine Arts Academie Royale in Antwerp. During this time he specialized in realist rural genre painting, featuring cottages, peasants and country scenery.
He was also developing a talent for portrait art. I
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