JACK BAKER (American, b. 1925)
    Gondolas, circa 1986
    Oil on canvas
    35-1/2 x 38-3/4 inches (90.2 x 98.4 cm)
    Signed in full at lower left: Jack Baker

    Purchased from the artist by Kay Obergfel.

    Born in Wichita Falls, Texas, Jack Baker was raised in California. He graduated from Pomona College, and earned a Master's Degree in Fine Arts from Scripps College in Claremont. He also studied at USC, the Académie Julien in Paris, the University of Mexico, and trained with Milford Zornes and Milliard Sheets. His extensive academic background and love of adventure led him to Addis Ababa, where he was Director of the late Emperor Haile Selassie's Academy of Art. He traveled the world, painting in Europe, Africa, India, Russia and the South Pacific. His work is represented in the permanent collections of the Phoenix Art Museum; El Paso Museum of Art; the Davenport Museum, Davenport, Iowa; and the Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska, as well as hundreds of private collections.

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    Very good condition. Framed to an overall size of 37 x 40 inches.

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