David Hyde (1929 – ) was born on the Isle of Wight and later moved to the borders of Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire. He studied with the watercolourist Stanley Gibb and the oil painter Robin Goodwin, and also with Derek Fowler, Head of Art at the City of London School. He is mainly known for his landscapes in oils and exhibited at annual shows in London including the Royal Institute and the Industrial Painters Group. He held one-man shows in the U.K. and in America. In 1973 he was commissioned to paint in Australia and culminated a four-month trip with a successful exhibition in Sydney. His works are held in public and private collections in thirty countries around the world.
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Pin Mill, Suffolk
An oil on board measuring 13½” x 17½”. Signed David Hyde. Provenance: sometime with Savage Fine Art, Northampton (two labels verso).
Pin Mill is a hamlet on the south bank of the tidal River Orwell, on the outskirts of the village of Chelmondiston, on the Shotley peninsula in southern Suffolk. It lies within the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is a designated Conservation Area. The wooded foreshore is owned and managed by the National Trust.
Windrush Mill, Windrush, Oxfordshire
An oil on board measuring 9½” x 12¾”. Signed David Hyde. Provenance: sometime with Michael Savage Fine Paintings, Upper Harlestone, Northampton (label verso).
Windrush Mill and the adjoining miller’s house date from the mid-17th to early 18th century.