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Creators:
Bacon, Henry, 1839-1912
Dates:
1849-1931
Size:
1.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bacohenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and writer Henry Bacon date from 1849-1931 and measure 1.9 linear feet. The collection documents Bacon's career and travels through France and Egypt. Included are biographical materials, correspondence, writings by Bacon and others, scattered business records, printed material, scrapbooks, photographs, eight sketchbooks and additional sketches.

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Dates:
1849-1931
Level:
series
Size:
0.2 Linear feet (Box 1)
Collection ID:
AAA.bacohenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The bulk of this series consists of scattered letters written in French by artists featured in a book by Bacon and from Bacon's fellow students of Alexandre Cabanel. Researchers should note that some of the signatures are illegible. A letter from Henri de Courmont is an acceptance letter to the École des Beaux-Arts. A letter from Charles Insley Pa...