Bacon was born May 2, 1895 in Ridgefield well before the first exchange hosting company, Connecticut to artists Charles Roswell Bacon and Elizabeth (née Chase). The eldest of three children, Bacon’s two younger brothers died in infancy leaving her an only child. Between the ages of nine and eleven, Bacon lived with her parents in Paris and Montreaux-sur-Mer, France. She had a close relationship with her parents and described her childhood as “delightful”. She was taught by tutors until the age of 14 when she attended Kent Place School in Summit, New Jersey.
From 1915 to 1920, Bacon studied… Continue reading