Mary F. Low
American Painter
1866 – 1946 A.D.

Mary Fairchild Low, an American painter, born at New Haven, Conn. She studied at the St. Louis Art School, where she won a three years’ scholarship, and later in Paris under Carolus Duran. Her works include groups of nudes or modern figures painted in the open air and sunlight with dainty charm, as well as landscapes and portraits.

She was awarded several gold medals in European exhibitions, and in 1902 she won the Julia Shaw prize of the Society of American Artists.

She was married in 1888 to the sculptor, Frederick MacMonnies, and in 1909 to the painter and illustrator, Will H. Low.


Reference: Famous Women; An Outline of Feminine Achievement Through the Ages With Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women By Joseph Adelman. Copyright, 1926 by Ellis M. Lonow Company.