Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

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David Hill

Harewood Professor of Fine Art

0113 34 31823

BA Leeds, PhD London

Romantic landscape art, particularly JMW Turner and his contemporaries; contemporary landscape; classical sculpture; contemporary art and the art market.

Research Interests

Romantic Landscape Art, particularly the work of JMW Turner and his contemporaries. Contemporary landscape. Classical sculpture. Contemporary art and the art market.



  • Hill D (2008) Turner and Leeds: Image of Industry. Leeds: Jeremy Mills Publishing for Leeds Museums and Galleries.

  • Hill D (2005) Cotman in the North: Watercolours of Durham and Yorkshire. Yale University Press.

  • Hill D (2000) J.M.W.Turner: Le Mont Blanc et la Vallee d'Aoste. Regione Autonoma Valle d'Aosta, Italy.

Journal articles

  • Hill D, Lynch K (2004) “Turner Runs Riot: A Newly Discovered reminiscence of Turner”, Turner Society News. 96: 10-12.

  • Hill D (2003) “J.M.W.Turner: From the World to Art and Back again - The 2003 Kurt Pantzer Memorial Lecture”, Turner Society News. 95: 8-16.

  • Hill D (2002) “Turner's Journeys of the Imagination, review of the exhibition at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, Spring 2002”, Turner Society News. 92: pp.4+.

  • Hill D (2000) “Turner e la Valle d'Aosta: Il fascino delle Altezze”, Art e Dossier.


  • Hill D (2008) “This bustling age of locomotion and travel”, In: Herbst H (eds.) Reisen mit William Turner: J.M.W.Turner: Das Liber Studiorum. Waiblingen, Germany: Hatje Cantz Verlag for Galerie Stihl, Waiblingen. 27-38

  • Hill D (2004) “Beyond Landscape”, In: Biggs I (eds.) Lan2D: Beyond Landscape. Making Space Publishers. 66-71

  • Hill D (2001) “Thames sketches: on canvas and on veneer, watercolours”, In: Butlin M; Herrmann L; Joll E (eds.) The Turner Companion. Oxford University Press. 333-336

  • Hill D (2001) “Edward Lascelles senior and junior”, In: Butlin M; Herrmann L; Joll E (eds.) The Turner Companion. Oxford University Press. 161-162


  • Hill D "Restless locomotion and industry: Turner and travel": article for Catalogue.

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