A Merry-go-round on the Ice

A Merry-go-round on the Ice

Robert Barnes, ARWS (1840 – 1895)

Watercolour. Signed and dated 1888.

13¾” x 22¾” (34.9 cm x 57.8 cm)
Exhibited: London, The Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours, Winter Exhibition 1888 – 1889, No.309.

This is one of 19 works exhibited by Robert Barnes at The Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours, of which he became an Associate Member in 1876. Barnes, who specialised in genre and figure subjects, also exhibited at The Royal Academy, The Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin and at galleries in Birmingham, Glasgow, Liverpool and Manchester.