Farhat Art Museum Collection مجموعة متحف فرحات

Artist Muriel Branegan Bacon (1909 - 2002) American  Titled: Bather at Fedala number 16  Measures: 34x26 inches Oil on canvas  Farhat Art Museum Collection.

Artist Muriel Branegan Bacon (1909 – 2002) American
Titled: Bather at Fedala number 16
Measures: 34×26 inches Oil on canvas
Farhat Art Museum Collection.

Painter. Born in Grass Valley, CA on July 16, 1909. Branegan studied at the CSFA under Ray Boynton, continued at the ASL of NYC under Kenneth Hayes Miller and at Académie Julian in Paris. She was a resident of San Francisco and Grass Valley in the 1930s. She later married a man named Bacon and settled in Sausalito. She died in Santa Rosa, CA on Aug. 10, 2002. Exh: Paul Elder Gallery (SF), 1930s; City of Paris

Footnote :
“The harbour, at what is now Mohammédia, was originally named Fédala (فضالة). This name comes from the Arabic words Fadl Allah (فضل الله).”

The painting was originally owned by C. Louis Davis III

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