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Robert Carver

 (c.1730 - 1791)
Robert Carver was active/lived in Ireland, England.  Robert Carver is known for arcadian landscape painting, theatre set design.

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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   ...  Displaying 750 of 1850 characters.

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A Classical Landscape with Ruins and Figures in the Foreground
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Extensive landscape with figures angling
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