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Paul-César Helleu (French, 1859-1927)
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Paul-César Helleu (French, 1859-1927)

Portrait de Mme Helleu lisant debout

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Paul-César Helleu (French, 1859-1927)
Portrait de Mme Helleu lisant debout
signed 'Helleu' (lower right)
oil on canvas
39 ¼ x 22 7/8 in. (99.5 x 58.2 cm.)
Painted in 1896.
Provenance
Baron Edmond de Rothschild (1845-1934), Paris.
Private collection, Paris.
Literature
F. Watrigant, Paul-César Helleu, Paris, 2014, p. 250, illustrated.
Exhibited
Bordeaux, Galerie des Beaux Arts, La femme et l'artiste de Bellini à Picasso, 22 May-20 September 1964, p. 98, no. 163, as Portrait de Mme HELLEU.
London, Colnaghi and The Clarendon Gallery, Society Portraits, 1850-1939, 30 October - 14 December 1985, pp. 120-121, no. 52, illustrated, as Portrait of Madame Helleu Reading a Letter.
Vannes, La Cohue - Muse´e de Vannes, Paul Helleu 1859-1927, 15 June- 30 September 1991, pp. 17, 51, illustrated, as Femme à l'ombrelle. Portrait de Madame Helleu.
New York, Frick Collection, The Butterfly and The Bat: Whistler and Montesquiou, 14 November 1995 - 28 January 1996, n.p., unnumbered, as Portrait of Mme Helleu.
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