Purchasers of original paintings own just the canvas and paint on it. They do not own the right to make copies of it. The right to sell copies of all work produced, even when a painting is sold, stays with the artist for life and remains with the heirs of the artist for 70 years after that. Christa Barton owns the copyright of all paintings painted by Hal Barton.
Hal Barton 1927 - 2015
No other artist captured the natural light of the Australian Bush like Hal Barton. He is recognised as one of Australia’s leading bush painters. His works reveal a depth of feeling and understanding of the environment which coupled with his formidable talent and recognised technique, make his works constantly in demand. Hal gives you an image that is not just a painting to admire but a special way of looking at the beach and bush.
Born in Adelaide in 1927, his passion for immortalising the land began when as a small child he wandered his beloved Adelaide Hills, sketchbook in hand. He gained his early training at the 'South Australian School of Arts and Crafts' and he had the advantage of being tutored by returning official war artists. This study involved intensive drawing and painting and he believed that this period contributed enormously to his success......More