Hilton, William

Hilton, William an English painter, was born at Lincoln, June 3, 1786. He studied in the Royal Academy School, and afterwards made a tour in Italy. In 1825 he succeeded Fuseli as keeper of the academy, and died in London, December 30, 1839. Of his religious pieces the following are the principal: Christ Crowned with Thorns, painted in 1823, lately purchased by the academy, and regarded as his masterpiece; The Angel Releasing Peter from Prison, painted in 1831; The Murder of the Innocents, his exhibited work (1838); and Rebekah and Abraham's Servant (1829), now in the National Gallery. See Encyclop. Brit. 9th ed. s.v.

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