MME. HELLEU BY THE FIREPLACE.

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Paul Cesar Helleu


Mme. Helleu by the Fireplace.

Drypoint, c.1895.
Image size 11 5/8 x 11 1/2" (29.6 x 29.3 cm).
Good condition. Faint light toning in margin.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 36741
Price: SOLD
Publisher :
The drypoints that Helleu created of his wife and family are considered the finest and most beautiful of his graphic art. The prints were created for his own pleasure and never intended for a public edition. This drypoint is a scene of the drawing-room in Helleu's home. The bust on the mantel is of Queen Marie-Antoinette.Signed with red pencil "Helleu" lower left. Partial watermark can be seen at right margin paper edge. 20th Century Subjects , Genre , Indoors