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George Barret Sr

 (1728/32 - 1784)
George Barret, Sr. was active/lived in England, Ireland.  George Barret Sr is known for landscape painting.

Biography   George Barret, Sr.


George Barret Senior RA (1732-1784)

One of the most renowned Irish landscape artists of the 18th century, George Barret (Senior) succeeded in carving out a highly lucrative career as a painter in London, before succumbing to bankruptcy. All four of his children became artists, including George Barret Junior (1767-1842). Barret occupies an important position of one of the forerunners of romantic landscape.

Born in Dublin, the son of a clothier, he was initially apprenticed to a corset-maker before studying drawing and painting under Robert West at the Royal Dublin Society School in George's Lane. At the age of 15 he drew attention to himself by winning a prize at the annual examination of the Dublin Society. While at art school   ...  Displaying 750 of 4058 characters.

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A wooded river landscape with a man fishing in the foreground, a shepherd playing a flute beside a flock of sheep and a town beyond; and A wooded river landscape with fishermen in a boat, a ruined building beyond and figures crossing a bridge (pair)
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Mountainous Wooded River landscape
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An Italianate Wooded River Landscape
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