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Selina Bres

 (1870 - 1953)
Selina Elizabeth (Gregory) Bres was active/lived in Louisiana / France.  Selina Bres is known for portrait, potter, craftsperson.

Selina Bres

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Credited with publication of the first souvenir postcard of the South, Selina Bres was born in New Orleans and was active there between 1896 and 1935. She studied with Ellsworth Woodward, at Tulane University, and Newcomb College where she was a member of the first class in pottery decoration and reportedly made the first sale of a piece of Newcomb pottery. Through 1910, she remained as a student at Newcomb, also studying voice and piano.

Source: Peter Falk, Who Was Who in American Art

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About  Selina Bres

Born:  1870 - New Orleans, Louisianna
Died:   1953 - Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Known for:  portrait, potter, craftsperson