Sarah Thomson (Lees) Bailey (1850-1934)

 

Sarah Thomson (Lees) Bailey (1850-1934)
American Historic Realist genre painter & musician ;
S. T. Bailey ; Miss Sarah Lees ; Miss Sarah Thomson Lees ; Sarah T. Bailey ;
[Born August 25, 1850 in Brooklyn, NY – died June 28, 1934 in Brooklyn, NY in her home 5 Monroe Place, Brooklyn, NY of cerebral hemorrhage after being ill for 10 months]

 

FAD record control number: 28990 ;

Record level: Person ;

Record type: Artist ;

 

Sarah Thomson (Lees) Bailey (1850-1934) biography:

Birth: August 25, 1850 in Brooklyn, NY ;
Death: June 28, 1934 in Brooklyn, NY in her home 5 Monroe Place, Brooklyn, NY of cerebral hemorrhage after being ill for 10 months ;
Sex: Female ;
Ethnicity: White ; 
Zodiac: 
Virgo ;

Known for: Pen and ink drawings ; genre oil paintings ; moments in life paintings ;
Medium: Pen and ink ; oil ;
Technique: Drawing ; painting ;
Subjects: People ;

Areas: Brooklyn, NY ; New York, NY ; Southampton, Long Island, NY ;
Region: North East ;
Lived: 67 Pineapple Street, Brooklyn, NY (1885-1887) ; 5 Monroe Place, Brooklyn, NY (1889-1934) ;
Father: Thomas Knott Lees (1818-1901), was a prominent utility official & former president of the New York Gas Company ;
Mother: Sarah E. Thomson Lees (1827-1899) ;
Relatives: Mary Elizabeth Lees (1848-1876), sister ; William T. Lees (1854-1905), brother ;
Spouse: Albert William Bailey (1845-1907), husband, a lawyer ;
Children: Henry Lees Bailey (1874-1874), son ;

Training: Shinnecock Summer School of Art (1891-), Southampton, Long Island, NY under William Merritt Chase (1849-1916) ;
Instructors: William Merritt Chase (1849-1916) ;
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Member: American Art-Union, subscriber? ; Brooklyn Art Association, Brooklyn, NY (1867-1886) ;
Exhibited with: Salmagundi Club, New York, NY (1880, 1880-1881) ; National Academy of Design, New York, NY (1885, 1887, 1889, 1890) ; Brooklyn Art Association, Brooklyn, NY (March 1867, March 1882, January 1886) ;
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Milestones: Known as a financially savvy person and her financial advice was sought by many ;

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Digital-born document number:
FAD.2018.28990

Digital document provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Fine Art Database, 266 West 21st Street, New York, NY.

Document license:
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Image license:
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Record birth date:
May 7, 2018

Last updated: May 26, 2019 at 0:03 am

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