Henry Hillingford Parker (1858-1930)
On The Severn
Oil on canvas, 59cm x 90cm / 78cm x 108cm
Born and based in London for most of his life, Henry H. Parker, also painted under the names H.D Hillier or H.D Hillyer. He is representative of the best in English Landscape painting at this time; with his skill and technique for capturing the detail and light of the pastoral genre and countryside scenes he is well known for. He was a successful and popular artist in his own lifetime. Parker studied at St. Martins school of art and at one of the Royal Academy schools, his work clearly shows the influence of the impressionist school and that of his well-known contemporary Benjamin Leader and he also worked part-time for the Illustrated London News.