American, 1881 - 1936
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Sarah Cash, Emma Acker, “Patrick Henry Bruce,” NGA Online Editions, https://purl.org/nga/collection/constituent/16973 (accessed September 22, 2021).
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Patrick Henry Bruce was born in Long Island, Virginia. After studying in New York under
In Paris, Bruce was a member of the avant-garde circles surrounding
Suffering from melancholy and a sense of isolation, Bruce destroyed most of his paintings in 1933, sending the surviving works to his longtime friend Henri-Pierre Roché. In July 1936 he moved to New York, living with his sister on East 68th Street. He committed suicide just four months later.
September 29, 2016