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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 191 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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WILLIAM JACOB BAER (186o– ), American painter, was born on the 29th of January r86o in Cincinnati, Ohio. He studied at Munich in 1880–1884. He had much to do with the revival in America of the art of miniature-painting, to which he turned in 1892, and was the first president of the Society of Painters in Miniature, New York. Among his miniatures are " The Golden Hour," " Daphne," " In Arcadia " and " Madonna with the Auburn Hair."
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