Details: Ithaca Area Artist WILLIAM CHARLES BAKER Antique Artist Signed Oil Painting On Board Landscape Cornell University Professor Original New York Artwork NY Nature
This antique landscape oil painting on board is signed by its creator, noted Ithaca area artist and Cornell professor William Charles Baker.
The painting measures approximately 13.5" x 11.5".
Baker (1872-1958) began his professional career as a student at Cornell University when some of his professors noted his talent for illustration and sought him out to provide drawings for science publications. He went on to teach Freehand Drawing at Cornell and spent the better part of his life drawing and painting landscapes in and around Ithaca, New York. According to the "Cornell University Faculty Memorial Statement" commemorating his death, Baker "Loved the Finger Lakes countryside and captured on canvas its seasonal changes and atmospheric qualities in a way that has caused countless others to see it with new appreciation. His paintings have been exhibited in Paris and many American cities, including New York, Philadelphia, and Buffalo."
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Condition / Notes: This piece shows nicely displaying only a typical range of age and wear indications. There is some mild, age-related craquelure in the green leaves of the tree. Though framed, the piece is not behind glass. The painting has not been examined outside of its frame.
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