(1938 - 2017)
Roger Barron was active/lived in Massachusetts, Maine. Roger Barron is known for plein-air impressionist landscape and marine painting and sketching, antique dealer.
Biography Roger Barron
Born in Cincinnati, OH, Barron was a well known, longtime antiques dealer in Boston. He traveled extensively throughout New England sketching and plein air painting.
He is best remembered for his colorful,impressionist oil paintings of Cape Ann, MA and Maine.
Figural beach scenes in the tradition of Potthast and Charles Woodbury were particularly treasured.
He was a member of the North Shore Art Association, Gloucester, MA.
He was not known to be handled by many galleries while alive, but many of his beautiful pieces are now gaining increasing attention at auction houses.
Submitted by Robert Savage, Wellesley Collection, Massachusetts