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WRIGHT BARKER RBA (1864-1941)

1864 to 1941, England

Recumbent Foxhound

Oil on canvas

Condition
Good. Original frame

signed

61.00 x 81.20 cm    24.02 x 31.97 inches

Overall Framed Size
94.00 x 117.00 cm    37.01 x 46.06 inches

Literature
Literature: Dog Painting: History of the Dog in Art – W Secord page 116, plate 122
Provenance
Ex collection: Mr and Mrs Michael Svirsky

Recumbent Foxhound

Wright Barker’s first recorded address is Bradford, where he lived until 1885. Barker also lived in Mansfield, Newark, London, and Harrogate.He and his wife, Ellen Mary, had two daughters.

Known for his rich use of colour and boldness of stroke, Barker worked on very large canvases, some as grand as 50 x 70 inches. His pictures are almost always ...
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