(1895 - 1987)
Peggy Brook (Margaret) Bacon was active/lived in New York, Maine, Connecticut. Peggy Bacon is known for genre painting, caricature, illustrations.
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A print maker, illustrator, and author of children's books, Peggy Bacon later turned exclusively to fine art painting in watercolor, pastel, and oil. Her 1934 book of caricatures, Off With Their Heads, established her as a leading satirist.
Much of her work is satirical and lighthearted and frequently a commentary on the New York art world in the 1920s and 1930s. She also chose many ordinary events in the lives of city people, giving these pieces a wry twist.
She was born in Ridgefield, Connecticut to artist parents, Charles Roswell Bacon and Elizabeth Chase, and spent much time in her youth with her parents seeking painting locations. They visited in Nassau, New Hampshire, France and London, and she also had an oppor
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