French Hill

Drypoint – Image Size 9 x 12 inches

Born in Danbury, Connecticut, (1868) he learned his craft at the Art Institute of Chicago, later refining his skill at the Academie Julian in Paris. Collections such as at the Corcoran, New York Public Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, and at the Art Institute of Chicago hold his work, so redolent of New England. He also worked in oils and watercolors. Ryder who died in 1949, belonged to the National Academy of Design and the Salmagundi Club in New York.