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Charles Burton Barber
Charles Burton
United Kingdom 1845−1894
Biography and information
Charles Burton Barber (eng. Charles Burton Barber; 1845, great Yarmouth, Norfolk — 1894, London) — British artist-animal painter, who enjoyed extraordinary popularity in life: wealthy people commissioned him to paint portraits of their children and Pets, and Barber did not forget to pay attention to the interior, lovingly furnished. Fan of the creative Barbera was even Queen Victoria — as a result, he had the honour to write for her grandchildren, her Pets and herself, as well as Pets of the future king Edward VII.

Features of the artist Charles Burton Barber: Barber — first and foremost animal painter, in his paintings one can study the breed of dog (and draw conclusions about which was especially popular in the second half of the nineteenth century, wealthy British families). But he’s also a great psychologist and storyteller, because portraits of children and animals, he often solves in a funny and lovely genre scenes. Animal Barber gives human emotions, thoughts, behavior, why they frequently succeed even more interesting people. Of course, the critics reproached Barbera in excessive sentimentality and that he is too fascinated by the beautiful and picture perfect England turning a blind eye to real-world problems.

Famous paintings of Charles Burton Barber: "The cat and dog Queen Victoria", "Queen Victoria and her servant John brown", "To school".

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Charles Burton Barber. No place like home
Charles Burton Barber. Dilettantes
Charles Burton Barber. Silvio
Charles Burton Barber. Best friend
Charles Burton Barber. Wandeler, Brightsmith sister
Charles Burton Barber. Can we talk?
Charles Burton Barber. Concern. The girl with the pug
Charles Burton Barber. New pet
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Artworks by the artist
total 58 artworks
Charles Burton Barber. Little girl and her sheltie
Little girl and her sheltie
1892, 92.7×72.3 cm
Charles Burton Barber. Two patients
Two patients
Charles Burton Barber. Dog protection
Dog protection
1893, 97×127.6 cm
Charles Burton Barber. Beauty and the beast
Beauty and the beast
1878, 78×90 cm
Charles Burton Barber. Prayer before Breakfast
Prayer before Breakfast
1894, 78×98.5 cm
Charles Burton Barber. Queen Victoria and her servant John brown
Queen Victoria and her servant John brown
Charles Burton Barber. Greyhound
Charles Burton Barber. In trouble any good
In trouble any good
End XIX centuries, 76.2×61.3 cm
Charles Burton Barber. Blonde and brunette
Blonde and brunette
1879, 33.9×42 cm
View 58 artworks by the artist