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Enid Yandell (1869-1934) / Renowned Woman Sculptor

 
 
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By Pat Filippone, February 27, 2017
1. Enid Yandell (1869-1934) Marker
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Enid Yandell (1869-1934)
Challenged the role of women in the art world as a renowned sculptor. Born 1869 in Louisville and graduated Cinn. Art Acad. in 1899. Gained prominence sculpting caryatids for Woman's Building at 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. In 1897, the Tennessee Centennial Exposition chose her to sculpt a 25' Athena in Nashville. Presented by Ky. Foundation for Women and Enid: Generations of Women Sculptors.

Renowned Woman Sculptor
Enid Yandell established studios in N.Y. and Paris. Studied with Rodin and MacMonnies. Inducted into National Sculpture Society in 1899 as one of first women members. She founded Branstock summer art school in Edgartown, Mass. Two noted works in Louisville: Daniel Boone Monument and Hogan's Fountain. Buried in Cave Hill Cem. Presented by families of David Yandell Wood and Ian Yandell Henderson.
 
Erected 2004 by Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2133.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music

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By Pat Filippone, February 27, 2017
2. Renowned Woman Sculptor Marker
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Women. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
 
Location. 38° 14.145′ N, 85° 42.221′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Cherokee Road and Cherokee Park Road on Cherokee Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Louisville KY 40205, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Highland Mothers Club / Mary Katherine Lee (Mrs. Robert A.) 1862-1947 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Louisville Legion (approx. half a mile away); Artist of Confederacy (approx. 0.9 miles away); Murray Atkins Walls Civil Rights Pioneer (approx. 0.9 miles away); George Rogers Clark (approx. 0.9 miles away); Governor Thomas E. Bramlette (approx. one mile away); Highlands Neighborhood (approx. one mile away); St. Frances of Rome School / Sisters of Charity of Nazareth (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
Enid Yandell (1869-1934)/Renowned Woman Sculptor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, February 27, 2017
3. Enid Yandell (1869-1934)/Renowned Woman Sculptor Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 5, 2017, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. This page has been viewed 226 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 5, 2017, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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