Hill, David, 1914-1977

David Hill : sketchbooks - 1947-1983.
13 cm of graphic material.

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David Hill was an American artist, born Nov. 19, 1914 in New York and who died Aug. 31, 1977 in Paris, France. He grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, worked and painted in New York from 1942-1947, and moved to Paris in 1947, where he spent the rest of his life. (Source: _A catafalque for David Hill_, edited and compiled by Virgil Burnett. Stratford, Ont. : Pasdeloup Press, 1986.)

These sketchbooks were passed to Virgil Burnett by Joe Plaskett, who had retained them after David Hill's death in 1977.


Consists of sketchbooks and loose sketches by David Hill, American artist. Includes also material relating to his death and estate, primarily correspondence to Joe Plaskett. Includes correspondence to David Hill by Virgil Burnett.


  • Donated in 2003 by V. Burnett.

Call number: GA 159