Charles Roswell Bacon
(1868 - 1913)
Charles Roswell Bacon was active/lived in New York. Charles Bacon is known for landscape, genre painting, design.
Biography Charles Roswell Bacon
The landscape and figure painter Charles Roswell Bacon was the talented
and colorful father of Peggy Bacon (1875-1957), the well-known 20th
century painter, poet, printmaker, author and illustrator. A
native of New York, he met his wife Elizabeth Chase at the newly-formed
Art Students League in New York where they took classes under Kenyon
Cox before heading off to Paris to study for a year under Lefebvre and
Collin. Upon their return, they married and settled for awhile in
Ridgefield, Connecticut where they started a family. Their first
child, Peggy, was followed by two boys who died in infancy. This
left Peggy as an only child.
The three of them thus became a very tight-knit family - some
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