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Charles Bacon

 (1868 - 1913)
Charles Roswell Bacon was active/lived in New York.  Charles Bacon is known for landscape, genre painting, design.

Charles 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. 

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About  Charles Bacon

Born:  1868 - New York
Died:   1913 - (committed suicide)
Known for:  landscape, genre painting, design