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BARKER, Henry Aston (1774 - 1856), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BARKER, Henry Aston (1774 - 1856), Painter, engraver

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1774, in Glasgow; died 19 July 1856, in Bilton, near Bristol.

Painter, engraver. Panoramas.

Henry Barker was the son of Robert Barker. He studied at the Royal Academy and was a friend of Robert Ker Porter and of Turner. His first painting, a Panoramic View of London, is dated 1792. In 1802, he went to Paris, completing

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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