Gordon Keith Bachelor
(1911 - 1989)
Gordon Keith Bachelor was active/lived in Florida. Gordon Bachelor is known for Florida landscape painting.
Biography Gordon Keith Bachelor
Gordon Keith Bachelor (1911-1989)
Gordon Keith Bachelor was born in the northwest Florida town of Hampton, in 1911. Family albums record him painting pictures as a child after his father (who was in the turpentine business) bought him a set of watercolors from the nearest five-and-ten cent store.
His Obituary in the Miami Herald of July, 1989, records family stories that he painted signs on windows throughout the small hamlet of Hampton when he was in the fourth grade. At the age of sixteen, he left home by hitching onto freight trains as he traveled from town to town doing sign and house painting.
His wife, Rebecca Horton Bachelor, a painter herself, reminisced about her husband’s brief barnstorming career in
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