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Lessore de Saint-Foix [née Brook], Helen [known as Helen Lessore] (1907-1994), painter and gallery director

Henry Lessore

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/55098

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Lessore de Saint-Foix [née Brook], Helen [known as Helen Lessore] (1907-1994), painter and gallery director, was born on 31 October 1907 in Highbury, London, the elder of two daughters of Abraham Brook (c.1876-1944), a furrier, and Edith Berliner (1881-1935), who were both Jewish. She owed her gift for art to ...

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