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Horatio Walker

1858-1938 Canada/Barbizon School

 

Brief Biography-Horatio Walker was born in Listowel, Ontario, to French and English parents in 1858. He learned the fundamentals of watercolour while working at a photographic firm in Toronto, followed by a visit to Europe where the Barbizon school impressed him most. Walker set up a studio in New York in 1878 and moved between it and his residence near Quebec until his retirement in 1928. His works were a considerable success in America, and he became a founding member and president of the Canadian Art Club and many other notable academies.

 

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Autumn

Autumn

Clearing a Field

Clearing a Field

De Profundis

De Profundis

Cows

Cows

Hauling the Log

Hauling the Log

Little White Pigs

Little White Pigs and Mother

Washing Sheep

Washing Sheep

The Turkeys

Watching the Turkeys