Elizabeth Maher

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  • Elizabeth
  • Isabelle
  • Brooks
  • Bessie Brooks -- see for more information
  • Maher
  • George Washington Brooks (1864-1926) married October 25, 1893 architect
  • Philip B. Maher (1894-1981)
  • December 22, 1866
  • Ohio
  • October 10, 1963
  • Kenilworth, Illinois
  • 1891: 4337 St. Lawrence Ave., Chicago, Illinois

    circa 1893: 4020 Drexel Blvd, Chicago, Illinois

    1893-1963: 424 Warwick Road, Kenilworth, Illinois [designed by her husband]
  • Chicago, Illinois

    Kenilworth, Illinois
  • 1891: 70 Monroe St., Chicago, Illinois 1893-1894: 80 Athenaeum Building, Chicago, Illinois  
  • Watercolorist
  • April 24-May 10, 1891: Annual Exhibition, Palette Club, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Nasturtiums; Roses; Portrait; Chrysanthemums; Dry Creek in Adirondacks, Old Man all watercolors

    1891: American Water Color Society; Roses

    1893: World's Columbian Exposition, Women’s Department; Chicago, Illinois; Charcoal Head

    February 1-?, 1894: Twelfth Annual Exhibition of the Palette Club, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Roses, watercolor; Twilight, watercolor; A Morning Duty, watercolor

    April 3-May 6, 1894: Catalogue of the Annual Exhibition of Water Colors, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Winter, watercolor

    May 1894: Seventh Annual Exhibition of the Chicago Architectural Sketch Club, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; delineated in watercolor her husband’s House by the Sea

    January 24-?, 1895: United Annual Exhibition of the Palette Club and the Cosmopolitan Art Club,  The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Autumn, watercolor; A Study, watercolor; A Glimpse of Lake Michigan, watercolor

    December 12-28, 1895: Fourth Annual Exhibition of the Palette Club, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Eighty and One, oil; Study, watercolor

    February 1-27, 1898: Second Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago Artists, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; The Afternoon Moon, watercolor

    1894: Annual Exhibition, Palette Club, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    1895: Palette Club, Chicago, Illinois; Eighty and One

    1900: Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    May 7 – June 5, 1912: The Twenty-Fourth Annual Exhibition of Watercolors, Pastels and Miniatures by American Artists. Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Noonday

    January 8-February 7, 1918: first exhibition of work by the alumni of the Art Institute of Chicago  Chrysanthemums watercolor

    May 11-June 6, 1920: The Thirty-Second Annual Exhibition of Water Colors, Pastels and Miniatures by American Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois  Chrysanthemums, watercolor
  • Palette Club of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • daughter of Chicago painter Alden Finney Brooks (1840-1932)

    sister of Carol (Carrie) Brooks MacNeil (1871-1944)