North Shore Historic Art

Ernest Conyers Barker RCA OSA CSPWC (1909-2003)


Title: “The Cemetery by the Canal at Port Dalhousie, Ontario”

Medium: Oil on Board

Period: Dated July 1938

Size: 12” x 14”

Comments: This painting is typical of the artist's mature style. Being a contemporary of the Group of Seven, his paintings were highly influenced by their work.

Price: SOLD

Ernest Conyers Barker was born in Toronto. He first studied art at Central Technical School under L.A.C. Panton, Bobs Cogill Haworth, Peter Haworth and others from 1923-1927. He also studied at the Ontario College of Art at night. He was elected a member of the Royal Canadian Academy, the Ontario Society of Artists and the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour. He exhibited regularly at the society shows as well as solo shows at the Simcoe County Museum (1975, 1976), the Eaton's Art Gallery (1985), the Elliott Museum in Florida and others.


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