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BARKER, Robert (1739 - 1806), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BARKER, Robert (1739 - 1806), Painter

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Irish, 18th century, male.

Born 1739, in Kells; died 8 April 1806, in Lambeth, London.

Painter. Panoramas.

Robert Barker's first panorama was of Edinburgh, where it was exhibited in 1788. The following year, he showed at exhibitions in Glasgow and London, going on to considerable fame in this genre. His best-known works are his panoramas of London (taken from Albion Mills), Athens and Lisbon, and his

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