George Augustus Baker Jr (1821-1880)

 

George Augustus Baker Jr (1821-1880)
American Romantic portrait & portrait miniature painter known for paintings of women and children ;
George Augustus Baker ; G. A. Baker ; G.A. Baker ; G. Augustus Baker ; Geo. Baker ; Geo. August Baker ; George A. Baker, Jr. ; Geo. A. Baker ;
[Born March 19, 1821 in New York, NY – died April 2, 1880 in New York, NY of kidney disease]

 

FAD record control number: 46491 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

George Augustus Baker Jr (1821-1880) biography:

Birth: March 19, 1821 in New York, NY of kidney disease ;
Death: April 2, 1880 in New York, NY ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Pisces ;

Known for: Portrait painting ;
Medium: Oil ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: People ; animals ; women ; children ;

Areas: New York, NY (1821-1844, 1846-1880) ; Europe (1844-1846) ; Italy (1844) ; Darien, CT (1866-1880) ;
Region: North East (1821-1844, 1846-1880) ; Europe (1844-1846) ;
Lived: 97 Ludlow Street, New York, NY (1838) ; 16 Lispenard Street, New York, NY (1841) ; 26 White Street, New York, NY (1842-1844) ; Italy (1846) ; 420 Broome Street, New York, NY (1847) ; 448 Broome Street, New York, NY (1848-1850) ; 609 Broadway, New York, NY (1851) ; 806 Broadway, New York, NY (1852-1860) ; 84 West 11th Street, New York, NY (1880) ; Europe (1844-1846) ; Italy (1844) ; Darien, CT (1866-1880) ;
Father: George Augustus Baker, Sr. (1760-1830), also a portrait miniature artist ;
Mother: 
Relatives:
Spouse: wife ;
Children: 3 sons ; 1 daughter ;

Training: Privately under his father George Augustus Baker, Sr. (1760-1830) ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY ;
Instructors: George Augustus Baker, Sr. (1760-1830) ;
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Member: National Academy of Design, New York, NY, associate (1844-1851), academician (1852-1880) ; Salmagundi Club, New York, NY ; Union League Club, New York, NY ; 7th Regiment Veterans Association, New York, NY ;
Exhibited with: National Academy of Design, New York, NY (1838, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843, 1844, 1846, 1847, 1848, 1849, 1850, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1854, 1855, 1856, 1857, 1858, 1859, 1860, 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865, 1866, 1867, 1868, 1869, 1871, 1872, 1874, 1875, 1877, 1878, 1879) ; Salmagundi Club, New York, NY ; Brooklyn Art Association (December 1862, December 1863, May 1864, December 1865, November 1866, March 1867, November 1868, March 1869, December 1869, March 1870, April 1872, December 1873, November 1874, December 1879)
Awards:

Milestones: Had sciatica and bouts of liver disease since 1870 ;

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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2019.46491

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:
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Record birth date:
February 26, 2019

Last updated: May 26, 2019 at 0:03 am

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