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SAMUEL JOHN BARNES
British Landscape Painter

Samuel John Barnes

1847-1901

Samuel John Barnes was a British landscape painter.

He was born in Birmingham where he studied at the Birmingham School of Art and later in London.

Some of Barnes's best paintings were of Scottish highland landscapes including highland cattle and red deer.

He painted in the vicinity of Royal Deesside (Balmoral Castle) where his paintings were highly regarded by Queen Victoria and also by Queen Alexandra.

Exhibited: Royal Academy 1884, 1886.

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Samuel John Barnes

The provenance of these Samuel John Barnes paintings is impeccable. In 1896 they were part of a series of paintings inspected by Royalty when The Duke and Duchess of Saxe-Coberg made a purchase.

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Samuel John Barnes
Samuel John Barnes painting of Highland cattle Description Highland Cattle Loch Vennacher painted 1886
Image size 24" x 18"
Frame size 3.5" Swept Frame
Medium Oil on canvas
Price £3750
Item number barnes001
Contact tel: 07812 152 263

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Detail from painting Highland Cattle Loch Vennache by Samuel John Barnes
Detail from Highland Cattle Loch Vennache by Samuel John Barnes

Detail from Highland Cattle Loch Vennache by Samuel John Barnes

The following scripted text is scanned from the back of the painting "Highland Cattle Loch Vennacher". It is signed by Barnes. To see the scan in detail click here. Click on picture to enlarge.

"The Princess of Wales honoured Mr. S. J. Barnes by purchasing one of his pictures from series he had the honour of submitting to Her Royal Highness, at Mar Lodge, Aberdeenshire, residence of His Grace the Duke of Fyfe, in October, 1896. Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Saxe-Coburg honoured Mr. S. J. Barnes on Dec. 9th, 1896, by inspecting at Clarence House, St. James's, London, his Scottish Pictures. Her Imperial Highness The Duchess honoured Mr. Barnes by selecting and purchasing from the series."

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Samuel John Barnes
Samuel John Barnes painting of Red Deer in Autumn Splendour Description Red Deer in Autumn Splendour painted 1886
Image size 24" x 18"
Frame size 3 1/2" Swept Frame
Medium Oil on canvas
Price £3750
Item number barnes002
Contact tel: 07812 152 263

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Detail from painting Red Deer in Autumn Splendour by Samuel John Barnes
Detail from Red Deer in Autumn Splendour by Samuel John Barnes

Detail from Red Deer in Autumn Splendour by Samuel John Barnes

Detail from Red Deer in Autumn Splendour by Samuel John Barnes
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