Charles A H Roswell Bacon (1868-1913)


Charles A H Roswell Bacon (1868-1913)
American historic realist / lyrical impressionist landscape, figure, genre & muralist painter ;
Charles Roswell Bacon ; C.A.H. Roswell Bacon ; C. A. H. Roswell Bacon ; C.R. Bacon ; C. R. Bacon ; Charles R. Bacon ; Chas. Roswell Bacon ; Chas. R. Bacon ; Chas. A. H. R. Bacon ;
[Born September 22, 1867 in New York, NY – died October 9, 1913 in New York, NY of suicide using gas]

 

FAD record control number: 50990 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Charles A H Roswell Bacon (1868-1913) biography:

Birth: September 22, 1867 in New York, NY ;
Death: October 9, 1913 in New York, NY of suicide using gas ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Virgo ;

Known for: Impressionistic light palette female nude women in landscapes or interiors ;
Medium: Oil ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: People ; genre ; landscape ;

Areas: New York, NY (1868-1880) ; Ridgefield, CT (1900, 1901-1913) ; Liverpool, England (1894) ; Southampton, England (1895) ; Antwerp, Belgium (1892) ; Giverny, France ;
Region: North East ; Europe ;
Lived: 30 East 21st Street, New York, NY (1892) ; Montreaux-sur-Mer, Picardy, Paris, France (ca.1880s) ; Ridgefield, CT (1900) ; Lewisboro (Westchester), NY (1910) ; Tonawanda, Erie, NY (1905-1913) ; 152 West 55th Street, New York, NY (1912) ;
Father: Oscar F Bacon (1833-1873) ;
Mother: Sophia Ann (Cary) Bacon (1836-1907) ;
Relatives: Helen Bacon (1668-1668), sister ; Sophia Cary Bacon (1856-1946), sister ; Frances “Sweet Fanny” Bacon (1857-1942), sister ;
Spouse: Elizabeth A Chase Bacon (1866-ca.1924), wife, married October 28, 1892 in Ridgefield, CT, met at the Art Students’ League of New York, New York, NY ;
Children: Margaret “Peggy” Frances Bacon (1894-1987), daughter, famous painter, poet, printmaker, author & illustrator ; Charles Roswell Bacon ;
(1896-1897), son ; Henry Bacon (1898–1899), son ;

Training: Art Students’ League of New York, New York, NY under Kenyon C Cox (1856-1919) ; Academie Julian, Paris, France under Jules Joseph Lefebvre (1836-1911) ; Privately under Louis-Joseph-Raphaël Collin (1850-1916), Paris, France ;
Instructors: Kenyon C Cox (1856-1919) ; Jules Joseph Lefebvre (1836-1911) ; Louis-Joseph-Raphaël Collin (1850-1916) ;
Work: Century magazine (1904) ; worked for E J Stotesbury, Philadelphia, PA ;

Taught:
Students:

Member: Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, artist member (1898-1913) ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY, associate (1913) ;
Exhibited with: Salmagundi Club, New York, NY (January 1899, January 1901, March 1901, January 1904, February 1904, February 1906, January 1907, February 1907, February 1909, February 1912, March 1912, January 1913, February 1916) ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY (1892) ; Fulton Gallery, New York, NY ; Milch Gallery, New York, NY ; 1914 Metropolitan Art Association held at the Anderson Galleries, New York, NY “Memorial exhibition & auction sale” January 19-20 ; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA (1901, 1912) ;
Awards:

Milestones: Friends with Theodore Robinson (1852-1896) and painted alongside him in Giverny, France ; Suffered from severe depression and committed suicide ; His father suffered from severe depression and drank himself to death ; Bacon is said to have committed suicide because his latest work was not well received, was worried that it was pretty but was it art? ;

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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2019.50990

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Record birth date:
May 13, 2019

Last updated: June 5, 2019 at 18:33 pm

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