View of a River with Rocks and Trees

Benjamin Barker (Pontypool 1776 – Totnes 1838)
National Trust Inventory Number 1548043

Category Paintings
Date 1815 (signed and dated)
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 864 x 1143 mm (34 x 45 in)
Place of origin England
Collection Hartwell House, Buckinghamshire
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on twill canvas, View of a River with Rocks and Trees by Benjamin Barker (Pontypool 1776 – Totnes 1838), signed lower centre: B. Barker Pin xt 1815

Provenance

Bought 28th October 1987, lot 271; became the property of the National Trust, by donation, with all profits henceforward benefiting the houses and the charity, from Historic House Hotels Ltd and all its interests in Hartwell House and the other two Historic House Hotels, Bodysgallen Hall and Midddlethorpe Hall, in September 2008

Makers and roles

Benjamin Barker (Pontypool 1776 – Totnes 1838), artist

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Place of origin England (246482)
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Category Paintings (12642)
Collection Hartwell House, Buckinghamshire (142)
Periods 19th century (169995)
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Subjects Landscape (460)
Object Type Oil painting (12640)

Record Status

Enhanced

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