Item 246-1 - Portrait of Bishop Frederic Barker

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AU AU-MTC 246-1


Portrait of Bishop Frederic Barker


  • 1877 (Creation)

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Oil on canvas

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George Richmond RA was an English artist best known for his portraits of British nobility and royalty.

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Presented to Moore College by Archbishop H.W.K. Mowll in 1955 (Societas 1956).

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Copy of the head and shoulders portrait of Frederic Barker, Bishop of Sydney, painted in 1877 when Barker travelled to England to secure the appointment of the Bishop of North Queensland.

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Handle with care.

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Copyright expired

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The portrait is unsigned. It is identified as being a copy of the portrait painted by George Richmond, in King, G.A. 'Bishops of Sydney, No. 2', The Anglican Historical Society, Diocese of Sydney Journal, Vol. 63, no. 1, June 2018, pp. 18-19. Donation information from Societas, 1956, p. 16.

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  • Shelf: Frederic Barker Room