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Sketch club of American artists at Rome during the winter of 1844 & 5

Sketch club of American artists at Rome during the winter of 1844 & 5

Baker, George Augustus

Item Information

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : daguerreotype ; 8 x 11 cm., mounted on cardboard frame 13 x 16 cm.

Description: Title derived from handwritten note on verso.

Photograph of thirteen painters and sculptors of an artists sketch club opened to Americans residing in Rome, Italy. Among the artists pictured are George A. Baker, William B. Chambers, James E. Freeman, Daniel Huntington, Louis Lang, Emanuel Leutze, George Champlain Mason, W.H. (William Henry) Powell, Thomas Prichard Rossiter, and Luther Terry.

Identification on verso (handwritten): Sketch Club of American Artists at Rome during the winter of 1844 & 5 taken April 26, 1845 by Sig. Perraud for E. Leutz, D. Huntington, L. Terry, L. Lang, J. E. Freeman, W.B. Chambers, W.H. Powell, Bujac, Mason, Baker (Stephen), Baker, McClugh, T.P. Rossiter [?]; members absent; H.K. Brown, sick; Wm. Hunt, gone to Greece.

Photograph is badly damaged.

Creator: Baker, George Augustus

Forms part of: Miscellaneous photographs collection

Digital ID: 6021