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Samuel Walker

 (born 1837)
Samuel Walker was active/lived in California / England.  Samuel Walker is known for portrait, figure and marine painting.

Biography   Samuel Walker

Born in England in 1837, Samuel Walker exhibited at the Royal Academy in London during 1850-52.  He then immigrated to New York City where he exhibited at the National Academy of Design in 1853-54.

An itinerant artist, he worked in New Orleans in 1860-61 and Philadelphia in 1865-68. Moving to San Francisco in 1869, he was active there until 1873.

His works include landscapes, portraits, and seascapes.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts,1866; Mechanics' Inst. (SF), 1869; San Francisco Art Association, 1872.

Collection: Society of California Pioneers.

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Census; City Directory; New York Historical Society's Dictionary of Artists in America (Groce, George C. and David H. Wallace).

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