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Rose Cecil (Cecilia) O'Neill

 (1874 - 1944)
Rose Cecil (Cecilia) O'Neill was active/lived in New York, Missouri.  Rose ONeill is known for illustration art, Kewpie imagery, fine art painting.

Rose Cecil (Cecilia) O'Neill

O’Neill, Rose Cecil
1874 Wilkes-Barre, PA-1944, Springfield MO

Also known as
Rose Cecil O’Neill
O’Neill Latham
Rose O’Neill Latham

After childhood and teen years in Nebraska, Rose O’Neill settled in New York City from where for several decades, she was the best-known, highest-paid female illustrator of her era.  In 1999, when she was inducted into the Society of Illustrators’ Hall of Fame, it was written: "Without exaggeration, New Yorker writer Alexander King described Rose O'Neill's Kewpie as a 'dimpled bonanza.' The winsome elf had made its creator the highest paid female illustrator of her day with earnings of $1.4 million in 1914 dollars."  (Bossert)

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About  Rose Cecil (Cecilia) O'Neill

Born:  1874 - Wilkesbarre, Pennsylvania
Died:   1944 - Springfield, Missouri
Known for:  illustration art, Kewpie imagery, fine art painting