Charles Baker (1818-1862)

 

Charles Baker (1818-1862)
American Hudson River School landscape and marine painter, founding member of Art [Students’] League of New York ;
Charles Baker ; Chas. Baker ; C. Baker ;
[Born July 10, 1818 in New York, NY – died January 15 or May 10, 1862 in Brooklyn, NY and buried in Cambridge, NY]

 

FAD record control number: 46490 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Charles Baker (1818-1862) biography:

Birth: July 10, 1818 in New York, NY and buried in Cambridge, NY ;
Death: January 15, 1862 in Brooklyn, NY ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Cancer ;

Known for: Hudson River School landscapes and marines ; Founding the Art [Students’] League of New York ;
Medium: Oil ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: Mountains ; ships ; animals ; trees ; Hudson River Valley ; White Mountains ; NH ;

Areas: New York, NY ; White Mountains, NH; Hudson River Valley ; Brooklyn, NY ; Catskill Mountains, NY ; Greenwich, CT ; Franconia Notch, NH ; Shawangunk Lake, Ulster County, NY ; Conway, NY ; Schroon, NY ; Camels Hump Mountain, Bolton, VT ; Fishkill Mountains, NY ;
Region: North East ;
Lived: New York, NY (1855) ; 43 West Washington Place, Brooklyn, NY (1854-1857) ;
Father: Anson Baker (1792-1860) ;
Mother: Julia (Smith) Baker (1792-1879) ;
Relatives: Masklin Clark Baker (1820-1897), brother ; Alfred Baker (1823-1858), brother ; Anson Baker (1830-1896), brother ;
Spouse: Mary (Marie) Emma (Bouton) Baker (1822-1893), wife, married March 4, 1844 in Waverly Grove, Portchester, NY ;
Children: [unknown] Baker (1839-1844), [unknown sex of child] ; [Arthur] Charles Baker (1844-1906), son, also a painter ; George Baker (1847-?), son ; Julian Baker (1849-?), daughter ; Benjamin H Baker (1850-1852), son ; Frank Baker (1851-?), son ; Edward Baker (1855-?), son ;

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Work: Also worked as a saddler, gunsmith, importer, and silver plate artisan ;

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Exhibited with: American Art-Union, New York, NY (1847) ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY (1839, 1840, 1851, 1852, 1854, 1857) ; Art Students’ League of New York, New York, NY ;
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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2019.46490

Digital document provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Fine Art Database, 266 West 21st Street, New York, NY.

Document license:
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Image license:
The author of this artwork died more than 70 years ago. According to U.S. Copyright Law, copyright expires 70 years after the author’s death. In other countries, legislation may differ.

Record birth date:
February 26, 2019

Last updated: May 26, 2019 at 0:04 am

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