Richard Hilder was a Landscape artist born in Holborn, London in 1813. He was the son of James Hilder a pewterer with artistic talent and brother of the artist John P Hilder. The family lived at 41 Grays Inn Lane, London from where Hilder and his brother first started to exhibit their work. He exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1836 to 1852 with views of Kent and Sussex. He also exhibited at the British Institution and Suffolk Street from 1837.
Examples of his paintings are held by Bowes Museum, Bristol Museum, Leeds Art Gallery, Manchester Art Gallery, National Trust, Norfolk Museum, Russell-Cotes Walker Art Gallery and the Wilson. Four drawings by him are also in the British Museum.
The work is housed in its original gilt frame, which is in excellent condition.
|Image Size||11.5 inches x 15.5 inches (29cm x 39.5cm)|
|Framed Size||20 inches x 24 inches (51cm x 61cm)|