Ludwig “Louis” Bail (1819-1893)

 

Ludwig “Louis” Bail (1819-1893)
Bavarian-American artist, drawing instructor, art educator & author ;
L. Bail ; Ludwig Bail ; Louis Bail ; Professor Louis Bail ;
[Born June 5, 1819 in Zweibrücken, Germany (Bavaria) – died February 27, 1893 in Newark, NJ]

 

FAD record control number: 46489 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Ludwig “Louis” Bail (1819-1893) biography:

Birth: June 5, 1819 in Zweibrücken, Germany (Bavaria) ;
Death: February 27, 1893 in Newark, NJ ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac:
Gemini ;

Known for: Drawing ; teaching drawing ; drawing system ;
Medium: Pencil ; pen & ink ;
Technique: Drawing ;
Subjects: Elements of drawing ;

Areas: France (1819-ca.1840s) ; Zweibrücken, Germany (Bavaria) (ca.1840s) ; New York, NY (1851-1854) ; Newark, NJ ; New Britain, CT (1850) ; New Haven, CT (1850s-1860s) ;
Region: Europe ; North East ;
Lived: Zweibrücken, Germany (Bavaria) (ca.1840s) ; Newark, NJ ; 59 West 26th Street, New York, NY (1851) ; 457 Houston Street, New York, NY (1853) ; 1 Bowery, New York, NY (1854) ;
Father: Peter Bail (1782-?) ;
Mother: Anna Maria (Dathoir) Bail (1796-?) ;
Relatives: Mariana Bail (?-?), sister ; Theresia Friederika Bail (?-?), sister ;
Spouse: Julina Janette (Norton) Bail (1825-1871), wife ;
Children: Louis W. Norton Bail (1859-1911), son ; Florence J (Bail) Eddowes (1863-1921), daughter ;

Training: Technological school of Bavaria (now the Technical University of Munich), Munich, Germany (ca.1840s) ;
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Work: Began teaching drawing in ca.1840 (possibly in Germany?) ; Connecticut Normal School, New Britain, CT, instructor in drawing (1850) ; Wrote book The teacher’s guide, a key to Bail’s drawing charts (New Haven, CT, 1858) ; Drawing system and charts used by the Board of Education of New York City, New York, NY (1869) ; Wrote book The human head a correct delineation of the anatomy, expressions, features, proportions and positions of the head and face (1859) ; Filed for patent : Improvement in construction of foundations for light-houses (New Haven, CT, 1862) ; Wrote for Yale school newspaper The Yale Courant (1866) ; Lectured on ornamental design (1866) ;

Taught: Technological school of Bavaria (now the Technical University of Munich), Munich, Germany ; Connecticut Normal School, New Britain, CT, instructor in drawing (1850, 1865) ; Home schooling for private clients like Juniette Shepherd (Harrison) Loop (1840-1909) (1857) ; Mechanic’s Institute, New York, NY, summer drawing teacher (1854) ; Sheffield Scientific School, Yale College, New Haven, CT (ca.1858) ; Yale University, New Haven, CT, teacher of drawing in the engineering school, assistant (1858-1859) ; Office Board of Education, City Hall, New Haven, CT (1869) ;
Students: Juniette [Jeanette] Shepherd (Harrison) Loop (1840-1909) ;

Member:
Exhibited with: National Academy of Design, New York, NY (1851, 1853, 1854) ; State Fair, Hartford, CT (1854, 1858) ;
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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2019.46489

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Record birth date:
February 26, 2019

Last updated: May 26, 2019 at 0:04 am

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