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POURRA, Hélène (<i>born</i> 1820), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
POURRA, Hélène (born 1820), Painter

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French, 19th century, female.

Born c. 1820, in Lyons.

Painter. Landscapes, still-lifes.

Hélène Pourra was a pupil of the Lyons painter Jean Baptiste Louis Guy. She exhibited from 1851 to 1861.

Pourra took her inspiration from the Bugey landscape in the Poncin region, bringing a rather hazy atmosphere to her work.

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