(1830 - 1900)
Francis Bicknell Carpenter was active/lived in New York. Francis Carpenter is known for portrait, historical figure and genre painting.
Biography Francis Carpenter
The following, submitted February 2005, is from John R. Carpenter, descendant of the artist from La Mesa, CA
Francis Bicknell Carpenter, also known as "Frank Carpenter, the Artist", was born on 6 Aug 1830 in Homer, Cortland, NY. He died on 23 May 1900 in the same town and was buried there in Greenwood Cemetery.
His father was Asaph Harmon (or Hammam) Carpenter, born on 28 June 1800 in Pomfret, Windham, CT, and his mother was Almira Clark, born on 26 May 1801. She died on 30 Mar 1885 in Homer, Cortland, NY and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery in Homer, Cortland, NY.
Francis Carpenter married Augusta Herrick Prentiss on 5 January 1851 in New York City*. They had four children.
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