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PAUL CÉSAR HELLEU
French, 1859–1927

Madame Helleu Lisant devant la Cheminée

Signed Helleu
Conté crayon and charcoal on paper
27 x 21 inches (68.5 x 53.3 cm)
Framed: 38 x 30 inches (96.5 x 76.2 cm)

This drawing is included in Mrs. Howard-Johnston's archives.  The image was published as a lithographed poster (of the same dimensions), titled La Lecture, by the Société des Artistes Lithographes in Paris in 1900.  We are grateful to Frédérique de Watrigant for her assistance in the cataloguing of this work.

Provenance
Private Collection, Paris
Private Collection, New York, 2012 to the present 

$28,000

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