2 engravings, 1 signed in pencil, the other numbered / 20 in pencil. Original etching signed in pencil by the artist. State: see photographs; the paper is very insolated, so very brown; small dots of moisture on the paper.Paper size: 48.2x37.6 cm; dimensions image: 39,7x27,5 cm. Engraving unsigned, numbered / 20. Original etching unsigned, numbered / 20 in the lower right corner. State: see photographs; creases on the entire sheet, especially in the margins; small spots of moisture and dirt on the paper; imperfections at the edge of the paper; back 2 scotch left border. Paper size: 63.2x41.1 cm; dimensions image: 53x33 cm. Free hand delivery possible to paris by appointment. The work is sold accompanied by an invoice with a detailed description.
Original etching, hand-signed in pencil by the artist. Conditions: see photographs; paper is very browned; small humidity dots on the paper. Paper sizes: 48.2x37.6 cm; image sizes: 39,7x27,5 cm. Unsigned etching, hand-numbered (/ 20). Original etching, hand-numbered (/ 20) in pencil at the bottom right corner.
Conditions: see photographs; folds on the paper, especially in margins; small humidity and dirty dots on the paper; defects at paper borders; on the back 2 scotch tapes at the left border. Paper sizes: 63.2x41.1 cm; image sizes: 53x33 cm. After the death of his father, inspector of. Paul-césar helleu is sent to. In 1876 he was admitted to the School of Fine Arts.
From Paris in the workshop. But it is by outdoor painters that he is especially attracted.
Second exhibition of the impressionists. Round dish in fine earthenware, drawn by paul-césar helleu (1884). To survive, helleu works with the ceramist. For whom he performs sets of dishes. With which he will be bound by a very long friendship.He shares a passionate taste for England since a trip to. The same year, he makes an engraving test.
With a diamond tip offered by. In 1884, Madame Guine commissioned a portrait of her daughter Alice (born in 1870). Whom he falls in love with and marries two years later.The pastel made on this occasion as well as. The station Saint-lazare will be presented at the salon of 1885. In 1886, already noticed in several exhibitions, he refuses with his friend monet to participate in the eighth salon of the impressionists, despite the solicitations of edgar degas. The following year, Robert de Montesquiou bought him a lot of six engravings. From this meeting will be born a deep friendship with the writer who will put him in relation with his cousin, the.
Invited by this last stay in his. He made about a hundred sketches, of which very few will be exhibited, and most of them belong to private collections. From this moment, the artist enters the Parisian society and becomes a fashionable portraitist.In 1893, he began a series of. And, as of the following year, it changes of theme and paints in the. In this respect, in 1894, Paul Helleu is in full triumph.
The table he presents at the show that year. The great waters of the latona basin, which represents one of the basins of versailles, is so great that it must be supported by a metal frame. The painting is very well received.Nevertheless, it is especially as a portraitist of the aristocracy that the painter is recognized and it is in this environment that he finds the women who inspire him. It is nevertheless his wife Alice that he represents most often in his paintings and which remains his favorite model. In 1897, he exhibited at the Salon du.
Helleu is an innovator who satisfies the admiration and curiosity of his contemporaries. In contrast to the strong taste of the time for dark interiors, in 1889, he had the walls of his Parisian apartments painted in white. Helleu is soon solicited from all sides: in 1895 he exhibited in London, where the catalog of the exhibition is prefaced by. This is what makes him famous.Which is presented to him by montesquiou, and begins with him a deep relationship that will inspire the author the character of the painter elstir in. In Search of Lost Time. Like Elstir, Helleu is passionate about the sea. Helleu will engrave Proust's portrait on his deathbed.
To the pleasure of the yachtman, who spends most of his time on superb boats, he will have four of them. The painter discovers new sources of inspiration both in women's toilets and in his visions of water and sky, sometimes veiled, sometimes bluish.
The \Where he goes from 1902. From New York, on the theme of. A starry vault, crossed by a zodiac with golden signs and a silver milky way.Paul-césar helleu died in 1927, following an operation, while he was planning a large exhibition of his paintings with. His work includes many painted or engraved portraits. They illustrate the spirit of his time when frivolity and worship of the past confronted industrial civilization. Paul Caesar Helleu had four children of whom. Official painter of the navy. The item \The seller is \This item can be delivered anywhere in the world.