Sometimes known as John Wright Barker, he was born in Bradford in 1864.
Wright Barker painted notably hunting scenes and animals, but also rural landscapes featuring cattle. He worked in Ollerton (Nottinghamshire) & exhibited at the RA 1891-1917 & the RBA 1897-1918.
Exhibited works include
L 4 Walker Gallery, Liverpool
N 5 Nottingham Museum & Art Gallery
RA 22 Royal Academy
RBA 28 Royal Society of British Artists