Paul Baum (* 22. September 1859 in Meißen; 15. May 1932 San Gimignano, Italy) was a painter of German Impressionism, draughtsman and graphic artist. His style of painting developed from the style of the Barbizon school to Impressionism and Pointillism, of which he was one of the few representatives in Germany. The tree, which also taught at various art academies, is particularly known for his depictions of landscapes in Flanders and the Netherlands.