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by George Augustus Baker Jr.
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These two paintings are from a group of family portraits commissioned by the Brooklyn businessman John Southwick from George Baker, Jr., a prominent portraitist in New York. Baker’s contemporaries credited his success to his early work as a miniature painter, a craft he learned from his father. Such training helped the younger Baker hone his skills at modeling the human figure, creating delicate color effects, and fostering a sense of intimacy in full-scale oil portraits. Object metadata can...
Topics: art, American Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art - Gallery Images
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Topics: Canvas, Paintings, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Oil paintings, Oil on canvas, 1868
Brooklyn Museum
by Thomas Waterman Wood
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Brooklyn Museum
by Platt Powell Ryder
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Brooklyn Museum
by Elihu Vedder
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Topics: art, American Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art - Gallery Images
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Topics: Europe, Canvas, Paintings, Metropolitan Museum of Art, France, Oil on canvas, 1868, Oil paint