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Bern Hill

 (1911 - 1977)
Bern Hill was active/lived in Connecticut / Canada.  Bern Hill is known for railroad illustration, New England scene.

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 morning." (Meehan)

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   ...  Displaying 750 of 5335 characters.

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About  Bern Hill

Born:  1911 - Toronto, Canada
Died:   1977 - Dallas, Texas
Known for:  railroad illustration, New England scene