John Jay Baumgartner,
Oil on canvas
22.13 x 16 in. (56.21 x 40.64 cm)
Bequest of Beth and Mellon (Bud) Baird
Baumgartner settled in San Francisco when in his late 20's, and was active in the local art scene for over 50 years. Primarily a self-taught painter, he worked in oil, tempera and watercolor. His subjects were landscapes and pastoral scenes with figures.