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Peggy Bacon [American, 1895-1987] Aesthetic Pleasure 1936 Drypoint

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Peggy Bacon [American, 1895-1987]

Aesthetic Pleasure

6 x 8 1/2 inches (15 x 21.6 cm)

Drypoint

Signed, Titled & Dated 1936 in pencil.

Framed. Frame Measures 14 3/4 x 15 3/4 inches (37.4 x 40.1cm)

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Peggy Bacon [American, 1895-1987]

Bacon studied under Kenneth Hayes Miller at the Art Students League of New York, where she taught herself drypoint & published her first caricatures in the student magazine. They soon appeared in publications such as The New Yorker, Vanity Fair & major art galleries. Bacon earned the Guggenheim Fellowship for creative work in the graphic art and numerous other awards during her career. She is best know for her satirical caricatures.