Muriel Mitchell Branegan Bacon Biography

Muriel Mitchell Branegan Bacon





Muriel Mitchell Branegan Bacon was born in Grass Valley, California on July 16, 1909.


She studied in San Francisco at the California School of Fine Arts with Ray Boynton and then went to study at the Art Students League in NYC with Kenneth Hayes Miller. She then traveled to France to study at the Académie Julian in Paris.


Branegan was a resident of San Francisco and Grass Valley in the 1930s. At some point she married a man named Bacon and settled in Sausalito, California. She exhibited in San Francisco in the 1930s, including the1939 Golden Gate International Exposition. Her works were exhibited by the Paul Elder Gallery and the City of Paris in San Francisco.


Muriel Bacon died in Santa Rosa, California on August 10, 2002.