Peggy Bacon

Peggy Bacon, © Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum J0001287
Peggy Bacon
Also Known as
Margaret Frances Bacon
Mrs. Alexander Brook
Ridgefield, Connecticut
Kennebunk, Maine
born Ridgefield, CT 1895-died Kennebunk, ME 1987
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Painter, portrait painter, caricaturist, illustrator, lithographer, writer, art educator. Peggy Bacon studied with John Sloan and Kenneth Hayes Miller. Her sharp wit was evident in her contributions to the New Yorker and Vanity Fair as well as in the more than 60 books she illustrated, including several publications of her own short stories and poetry.

Joan Stahl American Artists in Photographic Portraits from the Peter A. Juley & Son Collection (Washington, D.C. and Mineola, New York: National Museum of American Art and Dover Publications, Inc., 1995)

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