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Mary Fairchild

 (1858 - 1946)
Mary Louise Fairchild was active/lived in New York, Connecticut.  Mary Fairchild is known for figure, portrait, landscape, genre.

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Mary Fairchild


Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Mary Fairchild was a painter of both light-filled and tonalist figure, portraits, and landscapes, and won numerous awards and recognition including membership in the National Academy of Design.

She was of "blue-blood" lineage as a descendant of Governor William Bradford of the "Mayflower."  When her parents moved her to St. Louis, she began art study at the St. Louis School of Fine Art, and then she studied in Paris at the Academie Julian and with Carolus Duran.

In 1888, she married sculptor Frederick MacMonnies, and they lived and entertained fashionably in Paris where among their frequent guests was James McNeill Whistler. The couple summered with their two daughters in a 14th-c  ...  Displaying 750 of 2451 characters.



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About  Mary Fairchild

Born:  1858 - New Haven, Connecticut
Died:   1946 - Bronxville, New York
Known for:  figure, portrait, landscape, genre