Reference Entry

Hilton, William (1786–1839), painter

Marcia Pointon

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Hilton, William (1786–1839), painter, was born in Lincoln on 3 June 1786, the son of the japanner and scenery and portrait painter William Hilton (1752–1822) and his wife, Mary (1755–1835). He was renowned as a painter of history and like Benjamin Robert Haydon...

Reference Entry.  890 words. 

Subjects: Drawing and Pastels ; Painting

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