George H. Baker [1878-1943]

Noted for his impressionist watercolor and pastel landscapes, George Baker was a well-known Indiana landscapist. He was born in Muncie and studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy. He exhibited at the Hoosier Salon and worked in the Richmond, Virginia area, belonging to the Richmond Group of artists. In 2001 The Richmond Art Museum put on a retrospective exhibition of his work, The Art of George Herbert Baker.