Hill, John William English Painter, 1812-1879
Painter and illustrator, son of John Hill. At the age of seven he moved to Philadelphia, PA, with his family. In 1822 he moved to New York, where he was apprenticed to his father for seven years. During this time, he worked on the aquatint plates for William Guy Wall's Hudson River Portfolio (1821-5), View on Catskill Creek 1867, watercolor, gouache and graphite underdrawing, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.