MARY FAIRCHILD MACMONNIES LOW1858-1946
Mary Fairchild Low was born in New Haven, CT, in 1858. She studied in St. Louis, and also in Paris, with Carolus-Duran, Bouguereau, Lefebvre and Robert-Fleury. In 1888, she married Frederick MacMonnies, and the couple resided in Paris and Giverny. The MacMonnies later divorced and she married painter Will H. Low in 1909. She exhibited widely; several times at the Paris Salon between 1886 and 1907, and also at the Universal Expo, Paris Expo, the Pan-Am Expo, the Corcoran Gallery, and the National Academy. She died in 1946. Her work hangs in Rouen and Normandy in France, and in Chicago and St. Louis in the United States.