Henry Bacon papers


Henry Bacon papers


The papers of painter and writer Henry Bacon date from 1849-1931 and measure 1.9 linear feet. The collection documents Bacon's career and travels through France and Egypt. Included are biographical materials, correspondence, writings by Bacon and others, scattered business records, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, eight sketchbooks and additional sketches.

1.9 Linear feet


SNAC Resource ID: 6678025

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Bacon, Lee Andrews.

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Bacon, Henry, 1839-1912

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Henry Bacon, an oil and watercolor painter, served in the Union army during the Civil War as a field artist for LESLIE'S WEEKLY. Wounded at Bull Run, he was discharged. Circa 1864 he was a student of Alexandre Cabanel at l'Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. He later studied with Edouard Frere at Ecouen. He also spent numerous summers painting at Etretat, France. Circa 1891, he married Louisa Lee Andrews, his second wife. From the early 1900s, until his death, he summered in London and wintered in Ca...

Frère, Pierre Édouard (1819-1886).

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Millet, Jean-François, 1814-1875

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French painter. From the description of Letters, 1865-1867. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84155200 ...

Rhodes, Cecil, 1853-1902

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British financier and politician. From the description of Cecil John Rhodes miscellany, 1886-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867143 Biographical/Historical Note British financier and politician From the guide to the Cecil John Rhodes miscellany, 1886-1930, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...

Cabanel, Alexandre, 1823-1889

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Corot, Jean-Baptiste-Camille, 1796-1875

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French landscape painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Alexandre Cabanel, [1868?] Nov. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526754 Jean Baptiste Camille Corot was a French painter, who inspired the landscape painting of the Impressionists. From the description of Letter : from Jean Corot [manuscript]. 1860 Jun. 19. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 222753692 French painter. From the description of Lette...

Gambart, E.

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Beckwith, J. Carroll (James Carroll), 1852-1917

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Portrait painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of James Carroll Beckwith papers, 1878-1924. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 227193635 From the description of James Carroll Beckwith diary (in the New York Historical Society), 1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86093784 From the description of James Carroll Beckwith papers (in the National Academy of Design), 1871-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557679 Portrait painter, New York City. ...