Lot 19: Charles Baxter (United Kingdom, 1809 - 1879)
November 12, 2016
Sarasota, FL, USALive Auction
Description: Charles Baxter (United Kingdom, 1809 - 1879) "Oh, Rare Pale Margaret-Tennyson". Oil on board. Titled Verso. Sight size: 17 x 14 inches. In 1839 Baxter joined the Clipstone Street Society, and studied there along with Paul Falconer Poole, William Müller, Edward Duncan (18041882), Joseph John Jenkins (18111885), Francis William Topham (180818), and others, who afterwards became distinguished in the profession. He became a member of the Society of British Artists in 1842, and contributed to its exhibitions many of the poetic and rustic subjects and fancy portraits upon which his reputation chiefly rests. His female heads are especially characterized by refinement of expression and purity of color.