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 Henry Bacon

 

 

Henry Bacon
 

Henry Bacon (1839 in Haverhill, Massachusetts 13 March 1912 in Cairo) was an American painter.

Henry A. Bacon was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts in 1839. During the American Civil War, he enlisted in the Union Army on 16 July 1861[2] and acted as a field artist for Frank Leslie's Weekly while he served as a soldier within the 13th Massachusetts Infantry. Badly wounded at Bull Run, he was discharged on 19 December 1862.

In 1864, he went to Paris, with his first wife Elizabeth Lord, to study figure painting. He was admitted to the National School of Fine Arts and was one of Alexandre Cabanel's scholars.

Bacon died in Cairo, Egypt in 1912.

 


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