Peggy Bacon


Margaret Frances Bacon (May 2, 1895 – January 4, 1987) was an American artist, best known for her satirical caricatures.

Bacon studied under Kenneth Hayes Miller at the Art Students League of New York, where she taught herself drypoint and published her first caricatures in the student magazine. They soon appeared in publications such as The New Yorker and Vanity Fair, as well as major art galleries. Bacon earned many awards, including the Guggenheim Fellowship for creative work in the graphic arts.

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Artist, author, caricaturist, engraver, etcher, illustrator, lithographer, painter, pastelist, poet, writer

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Peggy Bacon, Margaret Bacon, Margaret Frances Bacon, Peggy Brook Bacon, Peggy Frances Bacon, Peggy. Bacon, Margaret Frances Bacon Brook, Peggy Bacon Brook

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