Snowdonia Landscape. Watercolour over pencil inscribed verso Moelwin from 1 mile above, June 1807 by Joseph Vincent Barber.
10 1/4 ins x 14 3/4ins. A very early watercolour of Snowdonia, painted in 1807 , it has a very modern feel and quality. The son of the painter J Barber (1757-1811) he worked most of his life in Birmingham. He exhibited in London from 1810 and was Secretary of the Birmingham Academy in 1814 and a member of the Birmingham Society.