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 speciality in several theatres in Dublin. In 1765, The Garrick Theatre, Drury Lane, London employed him as a head scenery painter. The Free Society of Artists, where he later became president, exhibited his Landscapes, along with the Royal Academy. He spent the latter half of his life 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