Carol MacNeil

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  • Carol
  • Louise
  • Brooks
  • Carrie L. Brooks
  • MacNeil
  • Hermon Atkins MacNeil
  • January 15, 1871
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • July 4, 1944
  • New York, New York
  • circa 1893: Room 8, 302 Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois

    circa 1895: 4357 St. Lawrence Ave, Chicago, Illinois AND Paris
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • 1894: Athenaeum Building with her father, near Taft’s studio
  • Painter-Oil, Sculptor
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; student of Lorado Taft
    Paris, France; student of Frank MacMonnies and Injalbert
  • Array
  • 1893: World's Columbian Exhibition, Chicago, Illinois; Portrait Bust of Mrs. Dutton (in IL Building); Enid (in Fine Arts Palace)

    1894-1895: Paris Salon, Paris, France

    1895: Annual Exhibition, Palette Club, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Study for Portrait Bust of Merle T. Brooks

    1900: Universelle Exposition, Paris, France

    1904: Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St Louis, Missouri

    National Sculpture Society
  • “The Sculptors MacNeil: The Varied Work of Mr. Harmon A. MacNeil and Mrs. Carol Brooks MacNeil,” World’s Work, vol. XIV, no. 6, October 1907 Rubinstein, C.S. American Women Sculptors.  Boston, Massachusetts, 1990.
  • National Association of Women Painters and Sculptors

    National Sculpture Society

    Palette Club, Chicago, Illinois
  • Assistant to Lorado Taft; one of the White Rabbits leading up to the Columbian Exposition of 1893

    worked with Taft on commissions for Horticulture Building The Battle of the Flowers and Sleep of Flowers, a frieze of cupids and garlands, and individual figures; Carrie worked on Charity
  • Parents:   Alden Finney (West Williamsfield, Ohio April 3, 1840-June 13, 1932 Winnetka, Illinois) and Ellen Terris (July 31, 1943-February 2, 1922) Brooks

    Siblings:   Elizabeth Isabelle Maher (December 22, 1866-October 10, 1963 Chicago, Illinois), Frances Mabel Brooks (November 22, 1869-November 1, 1953), Merle Thompson Brooks (Mary 9, 1873-?)