Fallow Deer in Woodland

Fallow Deer in Woodland



Robert Hills (1769-1844)
Fallow Deer in a Wooded Landscape

Signed lower right: R Hills 1841, inscribed verso: RHills no 2/For Ex.n 1842 and further inscribed with engraving notes
Watercolour heightened with touches of bodycolour and gum arabic
32.2 by 43.3 cm., 12 1/2 by 17 in.

The inscription verso suggests that Hills exhibited this watecolour in 1842 and that it was intended for engraving. He showed a number of watercolour entitled `Fallow Deer' or `Forest Scene, with Fallow Deer' at the Society of Painters in Water-colours in 1841 and 1842.