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Henry Bacon  American  1839 -1912
Born: Haverhill, Massachusetts  
Died: Cairo,  Egypt 
Active: Haverhill, Massachusetts  
Paris,  France 1864
Addresses:  Paris,  France 1864-on 
 Cairo,  Egypt winters, 1897-on 
Studied: Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris 1864
Ecouen, France 1866-1867
Instructors: Alexandre Cabanel 1864
Edouard Frere 1866-1867
Exhibited: Paris Salon 1867-70, 1872-73, 1875-80, 1882-90, 1892-96
National Academy of Design 1872-1883
Centennial Exhibition 1876 Philadelphia 
Brooklyn Art Association 1878
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1880-1894
Boston Athenaeum 
Boston Art Club 
Art Institute of Chicago 
Examples of Work: Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Impressionism
Subjects Known For: Genre
Memberships: National Academy of Design a. ANA 1913; NA 1917
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Henry Bacon, born in 1839, was a figure painter of the expatriate genre. He was one of the first Americans to be admitted to a Paris school, Ecole des Beaux-Arts. There he was schooled in the conservative French tradition ... (More)

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