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TORR, Helen (1886 - 1967), Painter, draughtswoman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
TORR, Helen (1886 - 1967), Painter, draughtswoman

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American, 20th century, female.

Born 1886, in Roxbury, Pennsylvania; died 1967.

Painter, draughtswoman. Landscapes, still-lifes, flowers, urban landscapes.

Helen Torr studied at the Drexel Institute and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. In 1919 she met the artist Arthur Dove and the couple settled on a boat anchored in Halesite in New York in 1924. In 1933 they moved to Geneva but, despite Dove's relative success,

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