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Mabel Conkling

 (1871 - 1966)
Mabel Viola Harris Conkling was active/lived in New York, Maine.  Mabel Conkling is known for garden sculpture-fountains and figures.

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Mabel Conkling


Known for her public sculptures, especially fountains with figures and allegorical titles such as Goose Girls, Song of the Sea, and Joy of Life.  She also did cemetery urns and relief panels including nymph panels for a swimming pool.

Mabel Conkling was born in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, and during her career, married to sculptor Paul Conkling, lived primarily in New York City but spent the summers in Boothbay Harbor.  She studied in Paris for ten years, including at the Academie Julian and Academy Colarossi, and among her teachers were James McNeill Whister, Raphael Collin, Augustus St. Gaudens and Frederick MacMonnies, who was especially influential in her becoming a sculptor. 

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About  Mabel Conkling

Born:  1871 - Boothbay Harbor, Maine
Died:   1966
Known for:  garden sculpture-fountains and figures