Artist: Rowland Hilder

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Visited Kirkcudbright 1963


Rowland Hilder O.B.E. was president of the Royal Institute of Artists in Watercolour, and was an immensely popular landscape painter. Although English in origin, he was born in New York. born in 1905, he died in England in the 1990s.


Goldsmiths College, London

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President Royal Institute of Artists in Watercolour, 1964 to 1974


Edmund J Sullivan


Best known for his watercolours, particularly of Kent, Hilder began his artistic career as an illustrator.


A painting by Hilder of Kirkcudbright was sold at Christie’s in 2009: sale 5886, lot 101