Baker, Roger (American, born 1925). PORTRAIT OF JOHN CRANKO. Pencil on paper, 1960. Titled, Signed and inscribed "London, 1960" in the margin below the image.. 14 x 10 inches (sheet).Provenance, collection of David Daniels, Sothebys, 2002. With exhibition labels on the verso of the old frame mount from Helen C Seiferheld, NY, 1962. In very good condition.
Baker seems to have been lost as an artist at some point, as there is litle information available about him or his work.
David Daniels was a collector and patron of the arts who lived in NYC.
John Cranko, South African, 1927-1973 was a dancer, choreographer and Ballet Company Director. He danced and choreographed for the Sadlers Wells Ballet in London, and became director fo the Stuttgart Ballet in 1961. He died suddenly on a flight home from a tour in the US in 1962.
Inventory # 13447

Price: $1,500.00