Windsor Castle by Claude Francis Barry - For sale at Trinity House Paintings
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Windsor Castle by Claude Francis Barry


Acquired from the artist and thence by descent, Privat...
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40.00 x 43.00 ins
101.60 x 109.22 cms
Signed lower right
Oil on canvas
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Windsor Castle by Claude Francis Barry - For sale at Trinity House Paintings
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In this wonderful painting, Claude Francis Barry has created a romantic moonlit view of Windsor Castle. Here, the artist has used separate dots of colour of yellow, blue and brown to create a moody haze of light conjuring up the atmosphere and beauty of a summer’s night in Windsor.


Founded by William the Conqueror in the 11th century, it has since been the home of 39 monarchs. Today The Queen spends most of her private weekends at the Castle.


Many of Barry’s earliest and later works were of views of Windsor castle as it was a familiar subject and easily saleable. Queen Elizabeth II’s mother, Queen Mary, even bought an etching of the castle by Barry as a present for the then ailing King George V.

Claude Francis Barry came from a wealthy, aristocratic family and sold few of his works during his lifetime, leaving a prodigious body of work in his studio when he died. Barry was educated at Harrow and, against the wishes of his family, followed...

If you'd like to learn more about Claude Francis Barry, visit the artist page.

About Claude Francis Barry

Acquired from the artist and thence by descent,
Private Collection, United Kingdom

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