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Heading Home I and II

Robert Hills

About The Heading Home I and II

This pair of etchings demonstrate the eloquence of a drawn lyrical line. We are able to witness its effect in helping our eye to navigate the composition's territory.

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This pair of etchings demonstrate the eloquence of a drawn lyrical line. We are able to witness its effect in helping our eye to navigate the composition's territory.

About the Artist

(1769-1844) This British painter was known for portraits, landscapes as well as his sensitive depiction of animals. A pupil of John Alexander Gresse, Hills enrolled at the Royal Academy School in London in 1788.

Robert Hills was one of founders of the Society of Painters in Watercolours, where between 1791 and 1844, he exhibited 600 works.

Medium Etching on paper
Plate size 7 1/4" height X 9 3/4" width
Frame Single PH balanced mat board, regular glass, greenish sectional metal molding
Frame size 14 3/4" height X 17" width
Signed "London Published Jan 1, 1803 by R Hills" is printed in image at viewer's lower left, same only at viewer's lower right on second print
Date of creation 1803
Condition Coming Home I has faint foxing in right margin in 2 places. Coming Home II has 6 pin pricks of mild foxing in sky. Mat on Coming Home I bears a faint water stain at upper right.
Provenance Consigned by an Arizona resident CC