Artwork: French
Size: 54 x 73 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Marks: Signed Helleu (lower left)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : None
Provenance: John Singer Sargent (possibly a gift from the artist); (Possibly) Sale: Christie's, London, Pictures of the late John Singer Sargent, R.A., 24th & 27th July 1925, lot 290 (titled A Female Model Reading); Paul Cesar Helleu (the artist, possibly acquired from the previous); Paulette Howard-Johnston (1904 - 2009; the artist's daughter, by inheritance from the previous); Sale: Christie's, London, 22 June 1990, lot 22; Richard Green Fine Art, London (by 1991); Private collection, UK (acquired in 2010)
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Paul Helleu, 1931, no. 32; Dieppe, Musee de Dieppe, Paul Helleu, 1962, no. 6; London, Richard Green Fine Art, Paul Cesar Helleu 1859-1927, An Exhibition of Oils, Pastels and Drypoints, May 1991, no. 52, illustrated in the catalogue; Osaka, Tokyo, Kitakyushu, Women of Fashion, French and American Images of Leisure, 1880-1920, 1994, no. 17, illustrated in the catalogue; London, Barbican Art Gallery, Impressionism in Britain, 1995, no. 97, illustrated in the catalogue

Sotheby's London

Date: 2018-06-20
Lot Number: 132