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BACON, Nathaniel J. (1585 - 1627), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BACON, Nathaniel J. (1585 - 1627), Painter

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British, 17th century, male.

Born August 1585; died 1 July 1627.

Painter. Portraits, still-lifes, genre scenes.

Nathaniel Bacon was the grandson of Sir Nicholas Bacon, the Lord Keeper under Queen Elizabeth I. He was made a knight by Charles I in 1625. He visited the Low Countries in 1613 and his few surviving works show Dutch influences: it is possible that he studied painters of the Utrecht School.

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