Henrietta Hoyer Millars, ‘snow’

Henrietta Hoyer Millar paints landscapes that are familiar to her, often since childhood. This in part explains her great sensitivity to topography, and the fluctuating weather and light that animates these landscapes. Alongside the curiosity and urgency to record, one senses an affection and delight that is reminiscent of Constable’s paintings of his father’s garden, or of Palmer embedded in the fields and orchards of Shoreham. Like these beloved painters of English Landscape, Hoyer Millar delights in a familiar scene growing strange and marvellous as she watches…