Rowland Hilder

(1905—1993) artist

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British painter, printmaker, illustrator, and designer. He was born in Long Island, New York, to British parents, and in 1915 moved to London, where he studied etching and drawing at Goldsmiths College. Hilder taught at Goldsmiths from 1929 to 1941 and he is said to have produced the first screenprint ever made in Britain (1924). His most characteristic works are pleasant views of the English countryside (often winter scenes), which have been much reproduced on greetings cards, calendars, and so on. A collection of his work was published in 1986 as Rowland Hilder's England.

From A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art in Oxford Reference.

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