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LEMAY, Aline

Born
Quebec, 1904
Died
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Biography synopsis
Aline Lemay, whose name is alternatively spelled 'May', studied photography under her father, Joseph-Eudore Lemay, at his studio in Chicoutimi. She became his assistant around 1925 and worked in his studio retouching photographs. Lemay took over Le Studio Lemay in 1945. Her portraits were considered unique for the demonstrated skill and the degree of retouching. She was known for her precision and attention to minute details. Le studio Lemay closed in August 1967.
Media used
Photography
Education
Private study (under Joseph-Eudore Lemay)
File & Archive locations
Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec
Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Documentation Centre, QC
BIBLIOGRAPHY

Writings about
Marcil, Madeleine. Femmes et photographie au Québec, 1839-1940. Montreal: Université du Québec à Montréal, 1990.
Marcil, Madeleine. "Images de femmes: Les Québécoises photographes." Cap-aux-Diamants: La revue d'histoire du Québec 21 (1990): 39-41.

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