1932 Color Portrait Ernest Tener Weir Hamlin Baker - ORIGINAL

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This is an original 1932 color print of a portrait of Ernest Tener Weir by Ernest Hamlin Baker.

Ernest Hamlin Baker

(1889-1975) Ernest Hamlin Baker was a self-taught artist who was well-known for his portraits and covers for Time and Fortune magazines.

CONDITION

This 79+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is text on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Print; Full Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 14 inches; 27 x 36 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Baker, Ernest Hamlin. Artist signature in print - top left of image.

Ernest Hamlin Baker

Ernest Hamlin Baker (1889-1975) was born in Rhode Island. He was a self-taught illustrator and was famous for his painting of George Marshall. He attended Colgate College and was soon commissioned to create artwork for Fortune. He created eleven Fortune Magazine covers from 1929 to 1941, as well as several portraits, and over 300 covers for Time Magazine. During the Great Depression, he worked on several Public Works of Art (PWAP) projects. A mural painted during this time at the Wakefield, Rhode Island post office, now hangs at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

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