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Colette Pope Heldner (1902 – 1990/Minnesota, Louisiana) oil on canvas nighttime swamp scene titled "Swamp Idyl" with full moon. Signed lower left corner. Additionally titled and signed en verso, "Swamp Idyl (Louisiana Bayou Country) by Colette Pope Heldner". Ben's Studio, New Orleans label en verso. Housed in a carved wood frame. Sight – 29 1/2" H x 35 1/2" W. Framed – 37 1/2" H x 43" W. 20th century. Note: Consignor acquired painting directly from the artist. Biography (courtesy Askart: The Artists' Bluebook): Colette Pope Heldner settled with her husband, Swedish-born artist Knute Heldner, in New Orleans in 1923. She was known for her scenes of Louisiana, rendered in an impressionist style. Her work has received renewed interest in recent years in such retrospecive exhibitions as "In a New Light: America's Brush with Impressionism," held in 2005 at the Morris Museum of Art, and her work is in Southern collections including LSU Museum of Art and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. CONDITION: Overall very good condition.