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Thomas Barber

(1771-1843), Painter and draughtsman

Artist associated with 29 portraits

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Henry Kirke White, by Sylvanus Redgate, after  Thomas Barber - NPG 3248

Henry Kirke White

by Sylvanus Redgate, after Thomas Barber
oil on millboard, mid 19th century, based on a work of circa 1805
NPG 3248

Henry Williams, by Samuel William Reynolds, after  Thomas Barber - NPG D4794

Henry Williams

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Thomas Barber
mezzotint, early 19th century
NPG D4794

Sir William Anson, 1st Bt, by John Young, after  Thomas Barber - NPG D7066

Sir William Anson, 1st Bt

by John Young, after Thomas Barber
mezzotint, early 19th century
NPG D7066

John Granville, by William Say, after  Thomas Barber - NPG D15090

John Granville

by William Say, after Thomas Barber
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D15090

Mrs Granville, by William Say, after  Thomas Barber - NPG D15091

Mrs Granville

by William Say, after Thomas Barber
mezzotint, circa 1803-1834
NPG D15091

Henry Kirke White, by Samuel Freeman, after  Thomas Barber - NPG D8308

Henry Kirke White

by Samuel Freeman, after Thomas Barber
stipple engraving, published 1808
NPG D8308

Edward Disbrowe, by Thomas Gaugain, published by  G. Tunnicliff, after  Thomas Barber - NPG D35192

Edward Disbrowe

by Thomas Gaugain, published by G. Tunnicliff, after Thomas Barber
stipple engraving, published 15 November 1809
NPG D35192

John Jackson, by Thomas Woolnoth, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Thomas Barber - NPG D34352

John Jackson

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Robert John Thornton, after Thomas Barber
stipple engraving, published 1 May 1810
NPG D34352

John Jackson, by Thomas Woolnoth, published by  Robert John Thornton, after  Thomas Barber - NPG D36468

John Jackson

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Robert John Thornton, after Thomas Barber
stipple engraving, published 1 May 1810
NPG D36468

Sambrooke Higgins, by John Young, after  Thomas Barber - NPG D35764

Sambrooke Higgins

by John Young, after Thomas Barber
mezzotint, 1813-1825
NPG D35764

William Boultbee Sleath, by Charles Turner, published by  Moseley & Tunnicliffe, after  Thomas Barber - NPG D41724

William Boultbee Sleath

by Charles Turner, published by Moseley & Tunnicliffe, after Thomas Barber
mezzotint, published 1 July 1813
NPG D41724

Sir George Harrison, by Charles Turner, published by  Colnaghi & Co, published by and after  Thomas Barber - NPG D35526

Sir George Harrison

by Charles Turner, published by Colnaghi & Co, published by and after Thomas Barber
mezzotint, published 11 November 1816
NPG D35526

Sir Charles Oakeley, 1st Bt, by Samuel William Reynolds, after  Thomas Barber - NPG D39341

Sir Charles Oakeley, 1st Bt

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Thomas Barber
mezzotint, (1816)
NPG D39341

Edward Cooper, by William Say, published by  Robert Moseley, published by and after  Thomas Barber - NPG D1548

Edward Cooper

by William Say, published by Robert Moseley, published by and after Thomas Barber
mezzotint, published 1819
NPG D1548

Charles Stead Hope, by William Say, after  Thomas Barber - NPG D35968

Charles Stead Hope

by William Say, after Thomas Barber
mezzotint, 1820
NPG D35968

Charles Stead Hope, by William Say, after  Thomas Barber - NPG D35969

Charles Stead Hope

by William Say, after Thomas Barber
mezzotint, 1820
NPG D35969

Charles Stead Hope, by William Say, after  Thomas Barber - NPG D35970

Charles Stead Hope

by William Say, after Thomas Barber
mezzotint, 1820
NPG D35970

John Balguy, by William Say, published by  Robert Moseley, after  Thomas Barber - NPG D7486

John Balguy

by William Say, published by Robert Moseley, after Thomas Barber
mezzotint, published 4 August 1829 (1828)
NPG D7486

William Innes, by Robert Moore Hodgetts, printed by  Brooker & Harrison, after  Thomas Barber - NPG D36449

William Innes

by Robert Moore Hodgetts, printed by Brooker & Harrison, after Thomas Barber
mezzotint, circa 1830s-1840s
NPG D36449

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Edward Beaumont

18 August 2020, 15:14

I can't tell you anything! I am looking at the portraits attributed to Thomas Barber, a man associated mainly with Nottingham and Derby and mainly as a portrait painter (his dates 1771-1843). He exhibited a few times at the RA and is often portrayed as a follower of Thomas Lawrence. I see that there was a contemporary Thomas Barber mainly known as an engraver of landscape scenes, eg in context of a book of Isle of Wight illustrations which I read was published in 1834, though I don't see the publication date printed in the book (only from copies available online, so perhaps I missed something.) I am simply wondering if anyone has any evidence as to whether this was indeed two men or if they could possibly be one and the same. I have lots of information about the portrait painter and would be happy to share what I do know.

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