|Died||1847 (aged 70–71)|
Bruyère was the daughter of Jean-Jacques-François Le Barbier (1738–1836), a noted French writer, illustrator, and painter of French historical scenes. Her sister Henriette was also a painter. Bruyère was of the Realist school of French painting, she had studied with Jean-Baptiste Jacques Augustin and Jan Frans van Dael and her still lifes, particularly her paintings of flowers, are remarkably detailed. A typical work, Vase de fleurs, is in the Musée du Louvre in Paris.
Portrait of Charles Juste Beauvau by Élise Bruyère
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- Ferdinand Hoefer, Nouvelle Biographie Générale, vol. 30, Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1859, p. 63-4.
- Théodore-Éloi Lebreton, Biographie Rouennaise, Rouen: Le Brument, 1865, p. 207-8.
- Noémi Noire Oursel, Nouvelle Biographie Normande, Paris: Picard, 1886, p. 63.
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