Paintings of Elizabeth Thornton Browne Crowe Bacon
by Frank Bacon
56 pages; 8 x 8 pb (45 photos) ISBN 978-1-890689-88-9 $18.95
Finalist, New Mexico Book Awards, 2011
Elizabeth Thornton (Browne) (Crowe) Bacon was one of the early members of the Georgia school of painting beginning around the time of the War Between the States. She studied with Peter Moran in Philadelphia and started teaching art and music at Wesleyan Female College in Macon, Georgia in the 1870s. This book on her work, written and compiled by her grandson Frank Bacon, provides over forty examples of her known work.