Sarah Marindah Baker
(1899 - 1983)
Sarah Marindah Baker was active/lived in Virginia, Tennessee. Sarah Baker is known for figure, still life, landscape.
Biography Sarah Marindah Baker
Courtesy of Frank Wright, artist and Professor of Drawing and Graphics, George Washington University, Washington, DC:
Biographical notes prepared by the late Louise George (Sarah's sister) in May 1977 for the catalogue of the Sarah Baker show at the Phillips Collection.
"Sarah Marindah Baker was born March 7, 1899 in Memphis, Tennessee, the daughter of Thomas Henry and Bealle Jennings Baker. She was named for her paternal grandmother who was a painter- the first woman ever granted permission to copy paintings in the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.
From her earliest childhood Sarah was fascinated with painting and spent hours in the studio watching her grandmother and gathering up bits and pieces of discarded pa
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