(c.1730 - 1791)
Robert Carver was active/lived in Ireland, England. Robert Carver is known for arcadian landscape painting, theatre set design.
Biography Robert Carver
Robert Carver (c.1730-1791)
Born in Dublin into a Waterford family of artists, Robert Carver
received his early art training from his father Richard Carver, a
romantic landscape painter, before studying drawing and fine art
painting under Robert West at the Dublin Society Schools. He
enjoyed a distinguished career as a painter of theatre scenery - his
representation of the Waterfall at Powerscourt, which he completed for
"A Trip to the Dargle" was acclaimed by the critics as "astonishing" -
as well as an easel painter of Claudean landscapes which typically
recalled the golden age of the classics. Although this painting
style is usually enough to distinguish him, some of his paintings are
similar to those of
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