Friday, 30 March 2012

Paul César Helleu - part 3

This is part 3 of a 3-part post on the life and works of French artist Paul César Helleu (1859 – 1927), best known for his portraits of beautiful Society women. For biographical notes on Helleu and more works see parts 1 and 2 also.

Portrait of a Woman

Ladies at The Ritz, New York

Mary Ann 
56 x 37 cm
Portrait of Olga Thompson Gazing Upward 
chalk on paper 55 x 45.7 cm

Madame Helleu at Fladbury 
oil on canvas 54 x 73 cm

Le Visage Encadre (Madame Helleu) 
drypoint 27 x 39.5 cm

Portrait of a Woman


Portrait de Mme Ryan, née Arlette Warrain

Portrait of Clara Weil

Portrait of Madame Marcel Cassaguet

Portrait of a Lady Seated

Portrait of a Lady with a Fan

Portrait of a Young Lady with Hat

Portrait of a Young Woman

Reclining Nude

Seated Young Woman 

Study after Madame Letellier

The Feathered Hat

The Lady with the Fur Hat

The Smile 
45 x 35 cm

Young Woman on a Divan

Head of a Young Woman 
chalk on paper 31.4 x 27.8 cm

Heads of Girls 

Portrait of a Woman 

Study of Heads 
chalk on paper 32.5 x 24.7 cm

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