John Barker (1867-1943) Australia

Biographical Information

A portraitist and watercolourist, John Barker was born in England in 1867. He studied in York and at the South Kensington Art School winning four national awards. He established the Tor Vale Pottery in Devon and later lived and painted in Western Australia where he was a founding member of the Perth Society of Arts. He was commissioned to paint ten historical views of Albany for the Mayoral Chambers. John Barker died in 1943. His work is represented in the Art Gallery of Western Australia. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Mother's Sorrow
Highest Price:
Mother's Sorrow
Oil on canvas, 69.5 x 89.5 cm
The Western Australia Connection, McKenzies Auctioneers, Perth.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings86A$27,600 N/A
Works on Paper5525A$9,850 N/A

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