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Paul César Helleu

Madame Helleu Looking at Watteau drawings at the Louvre. (En regardant les Watteau de Louvre). , c. 1895

Drypoint printed in 2 colors - black and sepia.

11 3/4 x 15 7/8.

$5,500 - $12,000

Allinson Gallery, Inc.

Storrs, CT

860-429-2322 - land line

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Madame Helleu Looking at Watteau drawings at the Louvre. (En regardant les Watteau de Louvre). c. 1895. Drypoint printed in 2 colors - black and sepia. 11 3/4 x 15 7/8. Goncourt 3, de Montesquiou LXI, Bibliothèque National Inventaire 48. Printed with light plate tone on Van Gelder Zonen laid paper with large, full margins, signed in red chalk The plate is also known as Les Trois Crayons de Watteau. Helleu places his wife, Alice Guérin, before the elegantly-framed Watteau watercolors. Housed in a gold-lipped silk mat and a 20 x 24 1/2-inch gold leaf frame suggestive of those in the Louvre. 

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