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PANET, Louise-Amélie

Born
Quebec, 1789
Died
Sainte Melanie, 1862
Biography synopsis
Daughter of lawyer and political figure Pierre-Louis Panet, Louise-Amélie Panet-Berczy studied at the Dames de la Congrégation and at various other schools in Montréal among them that of Charlotte Allamand-Berczy. After marrying the painter William Bent Berczy, son of William Berczy, in 1819, she moved to Windsor and then to Toronto. She was considered a talented amateur artist. She later settled on the Sainte-Mélanie d'Ailleboust seigneury in 1819 where she held salons and kept company with the elite of literate circles.
Media used
Painting
File & Archive locations
Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Documentation Centre, QC
National Gallery of Canada, ON - Library and Archives
BIBLIOGRAPHY

Writings about
Allodi, Mary Macaulay. "Catalogue Amelie Panet Berczy." Berczy. Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 1991.
Andre, John. William Berczy: Co-founder of Toronto. Toronto: A Canada Centennial project of the Borough of York, 1967.
De Rainville. "Amelie Panet." La Kermesse 9-10 (25 Nov. 1892): 129-35.
Faribault-Beauregard, Marthe. La Vie aux Illinois au XVIIIe siècle, Souvenirs inédits de Marie-Anne Cerré: Un voyage de Montréal à Kamouraska en 1840. Montreal: Societé de recherche historique archiv-histo, 1987.
Le Moine, Roger. "Louise-Amélie Panet. Un destin exceptionnel." Portrait des arts, des lettres et de l’éloquence au Québec (1760-1840). [http://www.unites.uqam.ca/expo/index.html] Sainte-Foy, Québec: Les Presses de l’Université Laval, 2002.
Massicotte, Édouard-Zotique. "William Berczy & Louise-Amélie Panet." Bulletin des Recherches historiques 47 (1941): 132-5.
Roy, Julie. "Voyages en pays de re-connaissance: Paysages et mémoire dans l'oeuvre de Louise-Amélie Panet-Berczy (1789-1865)." Intercultural Journeys/Parcours interculturels. Ed Dagenais, Natasha; Daxell, Joanna; Rimstead, Roxanne. Baldwin Mills, Quebec: Topeda Hill, 2003: 157-169.
Trudel, Jean. William Berczy: The Woolsey Family. Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 1976.

Writings by
Panet, Louise Amelie and Roger Le Moine. Quelques traits particuliers Aux saisons du Bas Canada Et aux moeurs De l'habitant de ses Campagnes Il y a quelques quarante ans Mis en vers. Orléans: Les Éditions David, 2000.

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