Henry Bacon
(American, 1839 - 1912)

Henry Bacon (1839 in Haverhill, Massachusetts – 13 March 1912 in Cairo) was an American painter and author. The complete Wikipedia article can be found here.

An additional short article can be found at the Caldwell Gallery website.

During the American Civil War, he enlisted in the Union Army and acted as a field artist 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.

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Name:Henry Bacon
Dates:1839 - 1912
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This person died over 70 years ago (in 1912).

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