Hider, Frank (1861-1933)

Hider, Frank (1861-1933)

Frank Hider was a British landscape painter known for extensive coastal views and far-reaching river landscapes. He was born in London and travelled extensively around the British Isles. Two of his eight children, Mabel and Christopher, also became painters and their works are often misattributed to their father. Mabel likely signed her paintings M.C. Hider.

Frank Hider is represented in several public collections and one of his works, ‘Moonlit Street Scene’ is with the National Trust at Rufford Old Hall.

1861

Born in London to George Hider and Jane Hider (nee Cansick).

Studied at Heatherleys Art School.

1881

Living in Croydon, Surrey.

1885

Married Laura Anna Hill. The pair had eight children.

1888

Birth of daughter, Mabel Cansick Hider (1888-1958), who also trained as a painter.

1891

Living in St Pauls, London.

1896

Birth of son, Christopher George Hider (1896-1991), who also trained as a painter.

1901

Living in Croydon, Surrey.

1911

Living in West Ham, Essex, with his wife and five children.

1933

Died

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