John Baker (artist)
John Baker RA (1726–1771) was an English flowerpainter.
Baker was mainly employed in the decoration of coaches. His biographer Edward Edwards, in his Anecdotes of Painters (1808), remarks on the effect of fashion in this area of art, and on Baker's high reputation in it, in his day. On the foundation of the Royal Academy John Baker was elected a member.
- Myrone, Martin. "Baker, John". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/1127. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.). The first edition of this text is available as an article on Wikisource: "Baker, John (d.1771)". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.