Samuel S Carr
(1837 - 1908)
Samuel S. Carr was active/lived in New York / England. Samuel Carr is known for genre-children-beach, bucolic landscape.
Biography Samuel S. Carr
Samuel Carr was a skillful painter of children, seashore life and pastoral subjects. In his beach scenes, largely painted between 1879 and 1881, he used certain figures and shapes repeatedly, reversing them, turning them this way and that. Often the figures would not even be looking at each other. He created an odd effect that gave the painting an eerie stillness.
Typical of the popular tastes of the second half of the nineteenth century, most of Carrs pastoral scenes were filled with cattle, sheep or goats, depicting different times of day or different seasons. He and Clinton Loveridge, with whom he shared a studio made their living by painting these very competent and peaceful landscapes. Carrs paintings were considered charming an
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