Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Levina Baker Hill

 (1862 - 1922)
Levina Baker Hill was active/lived in California, Kansas, Illinois.  Levina Hill is known for stagecoach hold ups, Indians, landscape, still life and portrait painting.

Biography   Levina Baker Hill

Born in Tuscola Township, IL on Sept. 23, 1862, Levina Baker grew up in Illinois and moved with her family to Kansas in the early 1880s. Opting for an art career, she studied at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (1885).

She then came to California and settled in Oakland. About 1902 she wed artist Edward Rufus Hill. After her husband's death in 1908, she continued to live in Oakland until 1914. After a brief stint in Vacaville, she moved to Santa Cruz County to teach at Boulder Creek Union High School. She married a local farmer, Warner Porter, in 1921.

She died in Santa Cruz, CA of cancer of the liver on March 24, 1922.

Her rare works include stagecoac

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Interview with the artist or his/her family; City Directory; Census; Women Artists of the American West; Death record; Santa Cruz Sentinel, 3-25-1922 (obituary); SF Chronicle, 3-10-1966.

Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here.

Name Variants for Levina Baker Hill

Discover art and art prices ...
•  Auction records and images
•  Record prices, graphs, stats
•  Artist signature examples
•  More about subscribing

Example(s) of this artist's work:
American Indians at the Base of Yosemite Falls
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Levina Baker Hill

Consider a subscription!  More info