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Walter Emerson Baum  American  1884 -1956
Born: Sellersville, Pennsylvania, United States 
Died: Sellersville, Pennsylvania, United States 
Studied: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1910
Instructors: Thomas Pollock Anshutz 
Examples of Work: Allentown Art Museum, PA 
Philadelphia Museum of Art 
Reading Public Museum and Gallery, Pennsylvania 
Baum School of Art, Allentown, Pennsylvania 
Bucks County Council on the Arts, Doylestown, Pennsylvania 
Buck Hill Art Association 
Syracuse University Art Collections, New York 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: New Hope School
Subjects Known For: Landscapes
City Scene
Memberships: National Academy of Design p. ANA 1945
Philadelphia Sketch Club 
American Color Print Society 
Bucks-Montgomery Press League 
Pennsylvania German Folklore Society 
Philadelphia Contemporary Club 
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Walter Baum was born in 1884 and had a long and diverse career as a painter, museum director, teacher and critic. He studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and apprenticed under Thomas Anschultz. Baum chose a mor... (More)

Walter Emerson Baum, well known as the critic for the "Philadelphia Bulletin" and for his landscape work, was born in Sellersville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, in 1884. His entire life was spent in Sellersville, where ... (More)

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