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Ralph Baker

 (1908 - 1976)
Ralph Baker was active/lived in California, Tennessee.  Ralph Baker is known for landscape painting, printmaking, illustration.

Ralph Baker

Born in Deckard, Tennessee, Ralph Baker became an illustrator whose watercolors were used in magazines and pictorial labels. He also did fine art oil and watercolor painting of landscapes, mining camps, city scenes and especially loved the gold mining country and the High Sierras.

He moved to Red Bluff, California in 1921, and shortly after that, settled in San Francisco where he was a student of Maurice Logan and attended the Brino School of Lithography. For 45 years, he worked as a commercial artist for the Stecher-Traung-Schmidt Lithograph Company in San Francisco, and retired to Sonora where he did some art teaching.

Memberships included the Society of Western Artists, and the San Leandro Art Association.

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About  Ralph Baker

Born:  1908 - Dechard, Tennessee
Died:   1976 - Sacramento County, California
Known for:  landscape painting, printmaking, illustration