Robert Hills, R.A.
Watercolor measures 39" wide by 25" high, labeled on reverse
Robert Hills 1769–1844
Biography from the Royal Academy Website:
"Painter of landscapes and animals. Based in London, he travelled in the Lake District, Kent, Paris, Belgium and Holland. He entered the Royal Academy Schools in 1788; and exhibited at the Academy 1791-1824."
"Royal Academy of Arts Collections - Person." Royal Academy of Arts Collections - Person. Accessed February 10, 2017. http://www.racollection.org.uk/ixbin/indexplus?_IXACTION_=file&_IXFILE_=templates%2Ffull%2Fperson.html&_IXTRAIL_=Names%C2%A0A-Z&person=8990.
"Robert Hills (1769-1844)". Iolo A. Williams. The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs. Vol. 86, No. 503 (Feb., 1945), pp. 39-45.