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original lithograph engraving limited edition print number 6
from a very small edition of only 25 impressions
Anthony Raine Barker
Anthony Raine Barker; 1880–1963, British artist, born in Harrow on the Hill, his brother was England-international footballer Richard Raine Barker. He attended Framlingham College, Suffolk, trained as an architect and became a painter in the traditional school of English watercolour as well as an engraver, lithographer and etcher he also began to make drypoint prints from about 1920. In the 1920s he was a leading member of the Senefelder Club. He restored a 15th-century Yeoman’s Hall House at Benenden in Kent. Barker married Martha Lydia Patricia Russell, daughter of Thomas Russell, a photographer in Chichester, their son Felix Barker was a drama critic.
An original lithograph with fine detail and rich detail in black ink, the image measuring approximately 38 cms. x 28 cms. (15 x 11 ins.) printed on a laid paper sheet 42 cms. x 31 cms. (16½ x 12 ins.) with full margins and deckle edges.
Signed in pencil by the artist in the lower image with the edition 6/25 also in pencil.
Unframed and unmounted, the condition of the image and sheet is good, with edge wear and handling marks condusive with age.