Australian Dictionary of Biography

  • Tip: searches only the name field
  • Tip: Use double quotes to search for a phrase

Cultural Advice

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website contains names, images, and voices of deceased persons.

In addition, some articles contain terms or views that were acceptable within mainstream Australian culture in the period in which they were written, but may no longer be considered appropriate.

These articles do not necessarily reflect the views of The Australian National University.

Older articles are being reviewed with a view to bringing them into line with contemporary values but the original text will remain available for historical context.

Life Summary

Name Helen Dora Lempriere
Alternative Names
  • Helen Dora Wood

12 December, 1907
Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


5 November, 1991 (aged 83)
Mona Vale, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

general debility

Related Entries

[View as tree]

Education *
Occupation *
  • painter (1938-1945) Victoria, Australia
  • sculptor (1938-1945) Victoria, Australia
  • painter (1950-1965) Overseas
  • painter (1965-1991) New South Wales, Australia
Legacies *
Key Organisations *
Key Places *

* Dates are approximate