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Henry Barnabus Bright

 (1824 - 1876)
Henry Barnabus Bright was active/lived in United Kingdom.  Henry Bright is known for painting.

Biography   Henry Barnabus Bright


Little is known about the life and work of Henry Barnabus Bright.  Clearly an eccentric, concerned with the politics and social issues of the day, he is recorded as living in Kennington in the early 1870s and exhibited once at The Royal Academy in 1871, where he showed The Batrachomyomachia: The Battle between the Frogs and the Mice.  This was one of three watercolors offered at Christie's in London (12 June 1992, lots 88-90 ) and is thought to be one of a series of satirical commentaries on the Franco-Prussian war.

Bright is often confused with not only the Norwich School painter Henry Bright (1814-1873), but with his own son who was also called Henry Bright (1847-1896) and also specialized in pic   ...  Displaying 750 of 765 characters.

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