Painting "River Lake"
by Erik Langker
(Australian, born in Balmain, NSW in 1898 - 1982)
Oil on Board,
It measures 63cm x 53cm
Signed lower right corner
E. Langker was an influential member of the Sydney art establishment during the middle decades of the twentieth century &
president of Arts Academy, NSW
Describing himself as a “middle period” painter of the impressionist school,
Langker primarily focused on landscape painting with popular subjects including coastal scenes, cloud studies, and formally arranged flower portraits.
His favorite painting spots were:
Narrabeen Lakes (northeast of Sydney)
the south coast of NSW, Tumut,
and around the bays of Sydney Harbour.
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