Walker, Horatio

Canada, (1858-1938)

  • Horatio Walker - The Enchanted Sty
  • The Enchanted Sty

  • (1915 ), charcoal on buff wove paper
  • 13.5 x 10.6 in. (34.4 x 27 cm.)
  • National Gallery of Canada

  • Horatio Walker - Woman Feeding Pigs
  • Woman Feeding Pigs

  • (1915 ), charcoal on buff wove paper
  • 13.5 x 10.6 in. (34.4 x 27 cm.)
  • National Gallery of Canada

  • Horatio Walker - Little White Pigs and Mother
  • Little White Pigs and Mother

  • (1911 ), oil on canvas
  • 25.9 x 35.8 in. (65.8 x 91 cm.)
  • National Gallery of Canada

  • Horatio Walker - De Profundis
  • De Profundis

  • (1916), oil on canvas
  • 76.8 x 60.3 in. (194 x 153.1 cm.)
  • National Gallery of Canada

About the Artist

Horatio Walker (1858-1938) was a Canadian painter. He was respected and commercially successful in his career. Walker worked in oils and watercolors, with studios in Canada and the US.

Walker’s work often depicts scenes of rural life in Canada. He was highly influenced by the French Barbizon school of painting and its agrarian subject matter. [DES-01/11]

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