Caroline Van Hook Bean

Female 1879 - 1980


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  • Born  16 Nov 1879  Washington, DC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  24 Dec 1980  Washington, DC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Father  Tarleton Hoffman Bean,   b. 3 Oct 1846, Bainbridge, Lancaster, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1916, Albany, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Laurette H. VanHook,   b. Abt 1854, Washington, DC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family 1  Living 
    Last Modified  20 Apr 2015 
    Family ID  F3408  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Living 
    Last Modified  20 Apr 2015 
    Family ID  F3410  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Caroline Van Hook Bean was born in 1879 in Washington, D.C. She graduated
      from Smith College in 1903, and studied with John Singer Sargent in London,
      Bernardus J. Blommers in Holland, and Harry Thompson in Paris.

      She lived in New York from 1905-1921. She studied at the St. Louis School of Art, and the National Academy of Design with William Merritt Chase and then returned to Washington in l921, where she had her studio in Georgetown and was married to Algernon H. Binyon. She died on December 24, 1980 at age 101.