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Biography for Oliver Baker

Nationality:British
Born:1856
Died:1939

Education

Studied art under his father, Samuel Henry Baker, and at Birmingham School of Art

Member

Elected member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (1884) and Royal Cambrian Academy (1908)

Employment

Artist and antiquarian. Painter, etcher, designer and antiquary; exhibited (from 1875) at the Royal Academy, Royal Society of British Artists, New Watercolour Society, New Gallery and elsewhere; took up etching (1880) ; worked mainly in watercolour (from 1887); published 'The moated houses of Warwickshire'; also designed silver and much of his work was manufactured by Liberty & Co.

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