(1905 - 1972)
Jerome Hill was active/lived in Minnesota, California, New York / France, Italy. Jerome Hill is known for filmmaker, landscape painting, photography.
Biography Jerome Hill
Jerome Hill was an American filmmaker and artist. He was born into the family of Louis W. and Maud Van Corlandt Hill, one of the prominent families of Saint Paul and heirs to the railroad fortune of James J. Hill, the famed "Empire Builder."
He, the grandson of James J. Hill, attended St. Paul Academy where, as a student, he first demonstrated skill as an artist. He studied music at Yale University receiving a degree in music. As a student, he took many trips to New York City to see a variety of arts events. After graduation in 1927, he traveled to Europe where he began to study painting, and experiment with still photography and film. While painting landscapes in the south of France, Hill discovered and purchased a piece of property
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