George Barret Jr
(1767 - 1842)
George Barret, Jr. was active/lived in United Kingdom, England, Ireland. George Barret Jr is known for romantic landscape painting and drawings.
Biography George Barret, Jr.
George Barret, Junior (1767-1842)
One of the most gifted watercolour landscape painters of the "English School", George Barret junior was the son of the Irish artist George Barret Senior RA (1732-1784).
Born in Orchard Street, London, and absorbing both drawing and painting from his father during his teenage years, Barret was only seventeen when his father died. As a result, he and his siblings (Joseph, James and a sister) were left to support themselves. All four became artists, although George Junior was by far the most gifted. Sadly, despite his gifts, his life turned into one long struggle for financial survival.
Barret's early landscape painting in oils was executed in the same style as his father, but
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