Born August 7~ Cornelia Van Auken Chapin

Cornelia Van Auken Chapin (August 7, 1893-December 4, 1972) was an American sculptor known for carving into stone directly without preliminary models or sketches.
Biography on Wikipedia:

Cornelia Van Auken Chapin at work on her Young Elephant
1939 / Photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt / Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, DC

Cornelia Van Auken Chapin on Artnet:

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