A wooded river landscape with cattle

Benjamin Barker, the younger British, Welsh

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Benjamin Barker II was an accomplished landscape painter in an artistic family that included his father, Benjamin the Elder (1729-1803), and brothers, Thomas (1769-1847) and Joseph (1782-1809). He also made prints--publishing a set of 48 aquatints in 1824 titled "English Landscape Scenery-- and making watercolors (the latter exhibted at the Royal Watercolor Society between 1800-1831). This oil study demonstrates his admiration for Gainsborough's landscapes of the Bath period (1760-73), a city to which Barker moved about 1783.

A wooded river landscape with cattle, Benjamin Barker, the younger (British, Pontypool, Wales 1776–1838 Totnes, Devon), Oil on paper mounted on card

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