MARJORIE BAKER (1917 - 2009)

Marjorie Baker was an acclaimed Australian painter, and wife of important artist, Alan D. Baker. She trained at the J.S. Watkins Art School where she started her friendship with the instructor and artist Alan D. Baker. They married in 1946. Alan Baker's career progressed as a portraitist and flower and landscape artist, with Marjorie delivering his paintings to galleries. The family has been involved with the Royal Art Society in North Sydney for more than 70 years. In fact, She immersed herself in art and appreciated beauty, painting and collecting. She painted in oils, watercolours and some printmaking, but her works are very hard to come by and are very sought after.

"Pink Camelias" (c.1950)

oil on canvas on board

28 x 37.5cm

signed lower right

 

$1850

 

 

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