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Frederick Bacon

 (1803 - 1887)
Frederick A. Bacon was active/lived in California / England.  Frederick Bacon is known for landscape painting, illustration, engraving.

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Frederick Bacon


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Little is known about this man except that he was an English painter who sketched in the American West. Some sources mention that a Frank Bacon was raised on his father's sheep ranch by Marysville, California and that he was a photographer. There is also a reference that he was an engraver, painter and illustrator and was born in London and died in California.

Source:
Peggy and Harold Samuels, "Encyclopedia of Artists of the American West"


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Frederick A. Bacon was born in England in 1803. Bacon retired to California in 1882 and died there five years later.

Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Artists of the American West (Samuels); Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs (Bénézit, E).

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About  Frederick Bacon

Born:  1803 - London, England
Died:   1887 - California
Known for:  landscape painting, illustration, engraving