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BALLARD, John Richard - Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BALLARD, John Richard - Painter

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British, 20th century, male.

Painter. Landscapes.

John Richard Ballard paints landscapes in the Romantic tradition of Constable and Cotman, with echoes of Théodore Rousseau. These huge oil paintings and charcoal drawings are generally centred on a tree against a background of clouds and other atmospheric effects: Apple Tree I (Afternoon), and Apple Tree II (Morning). His paintings revive the classic theme of the crushing force of nature with

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