Paul-César Helleu. Ladies in Front of Fireplace, engraved print


Paul César HELLEU (1859-1927)

Ladies in Front of Fireplace

Engraved print signed lower left with pencil

Within frame from early 20th Century

Painter, pastel artist, engraver, ceramic artist, sketcher.

Student of Gérôme at the School of Fine Arts. Important figure in Parisian life. He left memorable testimonies of the 1900s and society described by Marcel Proust. His worldly effigies, feminine silhouettes, sporting scenes from the elegant world are among the most accurate images of France’s Golden Era (Source: Bénézit)

Condition report : Foxing.

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Subject height in cm : 28 cm
  • Leaf height in cm : 28 cm
  • Leaf width in cm : 20 cm
  • Frame height in cm : 48 cm
  • Frame width in cm : 40 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2014121065