Barnard, Fred (1846-1896; English)
[Drawing – subject unknown]
Pen and ink on paper, c.12.7 x 14 cm
Purchased, 1903 (advice of Bernard Hall)
Unidentified; present location unknown

Both the 1903 Annual Report and NGV 1905 provide sketchy details, making identification difficult, in the absence of a reproduction.

Barnard was an illustrator and genre painter, best known for his illustrations of Charles Dickens’ novels during the 1870s.


AR 1903, p.24 (no title given); NGV 1905, p.56 (II.Stawell Gallery, no.73: as a “pen and ink drawing” bought on Hall’s advice, measuring 5” x 5 ½”) [£1/1] 

For the artist, see AKL 7 (1993), p.96; Bénézit I, p.1166; (with further references); and