(1867 - 1947)
Milton Herbert Bancroft was active/lived in Maryland, California, Massachusetts. Milton Bancroft is known for portrait, figure, interiors and mural painting.
Biography Milton Bancroft
Born in Newton, Massachusetts, Milton Bancroft became an Impressionist painter of portraits, landscapes, figures, and murals. He was much influenced by his stay at Giverny, France where he adopted the effects of sun dappled light on figures and landscape that were espoused by Richard Miller, Louis Ritman, Frederick Frieseke, and George Biddle.
He attended Massachusetts Normal Academy School in Boston, and from 1883 to 1886, studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. From 1886 to 1892, he taught at Swathmore College and served briefly as Superintendent at the Pennsylvania Academy.
In 1894, he left for Europe and spent five years of intense training in Paris, studying with Louis Giradot and Gustave Courtoi
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