Helleu was a French Society painter best known for his portraits of the Belle Epoque. He also designed the ceiling decoration of Grand Central Terminal, New York.
Paul-César Helleu (1859-1927), Leҫon de dessin, 1901
12¼ x 16¼ in (31 x 41.4 cm)
We are grateful to Les Amis de Paul-César Helleu for authenticating this pastel (inventory number PA-3952).
The subject is the artist’s son, Jean, who was born in 1894.