Robert C. Barnfield
Robert C. Barnfield (1856–1893) was an English painter who was born in Gloucester. He trained in London as an architect, but relocated to New Zealand in 1883 because of his asthma. In 1885, he arrived in Honolulu aboard the Explorer. He remained in Honolulu, where he painted and gave art lessons, until his death on 14 May 1893 at age 37.
- Forbes, David W., "Encounters with Paradise: Views of Hawaii and its People, 1778-1941", Honolulu Academy of Arts, 1992, 168, 171.
- Severson, Don R., Finding Paradise: Island Art in Private Collections, University of Hawaii Press, 2002, p. 84.
- Forbes, 1992
- Severson, 2002
- Smithsonian American Art Museum, Art Inventories Catalog
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