Robert Carver

c. 1730-1791 Ireland-Landscapes

 

Brief Biography-Robert Carver from Dublin, Ireland was a scene-painter who was thought by his artist father Richard. He received his formal tuition at the Dublin Society Schools. Painting scenery for plays became his specialty in several theatres in Dublin. In 1765, He was employed by the Garrick Theatre, Drury Lane, London as head scenery painter. His landscapes were exhibited in the Free Society of Artists where he became president. They were also exhibited at the Royal Academy. The latter half of his life was spent in London.

 

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An Ideal Landscape
with Figures

An Ideal Landscape with Figures and Ruins

A Landscape with
Peasants and a Dog

A Landscape with Peasants and a Dog

An Ideal Landscape
with Classical Ruins

An Ideal Landscape with Classical Ruins]

A Classical
Landscape

A Classical Landscape

Pastoral
Scene

Pastoral Scene