Shop Bob Barker's bronze sculptures

Inspired by the Yorkshire mill towns that shaped his youth, Bob Barker is renowned for his gritty ‘Northern Impressionism’ style. His 'First Lesson' sculpture is the perfect gift for anyone who treasures their childhood memories. 

Bob's latest bronze work accompanies his series of limited edition prints and began with an initial, intricate sketch. Explaining the meaning behind this piece, he says: “I believe a boy’s first hero is his dad. As he grows, even if his dad hasn’t got his hand, he’s got his back. Just knowing Dad is there means you can achieve anything."

Previous sculptures include 'On Me ‘Ed, Kamerad!' and 'Match of the Day', which depicts the Christmas Day football truce of 1914.  

 

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From the blog

Bob Barker showcases art at Leeds City Museum

20/01/2017

The nostalgic painter revealed his signature 'Northern Impressionism' style for an original artwork exhibition, including 30 oil paintings, charcoal drawings and sketches.

Treat yourself to Bob Barker's personalisable print

21/08/2019

Taken from his popular Northern Impressionism collection, this release illustrates Bob’s mastery of light and shadow. Click to find out more about our unique personalisation opportunity.

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