Henry Bacon

 

Henry Bacon (1839 – 13 March 1912)

Henry Bacon (1839 – 13 March 1912)

Style: Realist

Background:Henry Bacon was born in 1839 in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Bacon was an American painter and author. Bacon enlisted in the Union Army on 16 July 1861 and acted as a field artist for Frank Leslie’s Weekly while he served as a soldier within the 13th Massachusetts Infantry. Badly wounded at Bull Run, he was discharged on 19 December 1862.

Education: 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 Aleandre Cabanel’s scholars.

Famous Works: 

 

Henry Bacon - Egyptian Pyramids

Henry Bacon – Egyptian Pyramids

Henry Bacon - Etreat

Henry Bacon – Etreat

Henry Bacon - Obelisk--Karnak

Henry Bacon – Obelisk–Karnak

Henry Bacon - Reveille

Henry Bacon – Reveille

Henry Bacon - The Landing of the Pilgrims.

Henry Bacon – The Landing of the Pilgrims.