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Robert Hills. Etching of Pigs. London, 1813. $85.00

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(Groups of pigs)

Robert Hills (1769-1844) studied at the Royal Academy Schools in Great Britain in 1788 and by 1791 he was exhibiting at the Academy. He was a founding member of the important exhibiting society known as The Old Society of Painters in Watercolor. Hills was best known for his watercolors, drawings and etchings of farm animals such as these.

19 x 13 ½ inches, sheet.
The two engravings on this sheet could be divided into two separate works or they could be framed as one piece with two windows in the mat.