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Framed oil on canvas landscape with house and figure executed in textural brushstrokes. Signed lower right, "H.G. Barr". Bears Rabjohn & Morcom / San Francisco label verso. Also bears a handwritten note verso stating Harry Barr of Portland is the artist and studied in Paris. Dimensions: 8.12"h x 8.12"w; (framed) 12.25"h x 12.25"w. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $40.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance.Witherell's
Harry Barr (1896-1987) A group of ten wood engravings from the depression years, mainly character studies, two duplicates, seven signed in pencil on the margin H Barr or Harry Barr and dated 1932. All 7.5x10cm. hand printed on loose leaves from a pad or book. Harry Barr, a student and friend of Walter Sickert, was later renowned for his watercolours and was the first British artist to have a one-man art exhibition in Moscow, 1965. A retrospective exhibition of his work was held at the Catto Gallery in 1990Hampstead Auctions Ltd
§ Harry Barr (British, 1896-1987) Norfolk lanes; and Epping Forest the first signed lower left "Harry Barr, 1957, Norfolk"; the second signed "Harry Barr, Epping, 1948" watercolour (a pair) h:35 w: 45 cm Harry Barr studied under Walter Sickert at Westminster School of Art, and Sickert remained an artistic mentor and a friend until his death in 1942. Barr was also good friends from childhood with David Bomberg (they both grew up in Whitechapel in the East End of London) until Bomberg's death in 1957. Harry Barr's first London exhibition was held in a Bloomsbury gallery in January, 1920. Later in that year he moved to Paris. In Paris he befriended the sculptor Ossip Zadkine, who helped him find a studio. He had his first exhibition of oil paintings in Paris at the Galerie Mouninou on the Rue Marbeuf.Cheffins
Harry Barr, British 1896-1987- Mountainous lakeside landscape; watercolour, 23.5x33.5cm, (may be subject to Droit de Suite) Note: for more information on the artist see www.harrybarr.co.ukRoseberys