Madame Helleu

Paul-César Helleu (French, 1859–1927)
Madame Helleu, ca. 1901

Sepia, charcoal, and white chalk on paper
19 7/8 x 17 in. (50.6 x 43.2 cm)
Signed in pencil lower right: Helleu.


?–1972, Collection of William Young

October 1972, M. R. Schweitzer purchased from William Young

1972–1973, at Schweitzer Gallery, New York (stock no. 6308)

1973, IU Art Museum purchase from Schweitzer Gallery, New York


March 29–May 14, 2000, “About Face: Two Thousand Years of Portraiture at Indiana University,” Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington


Provenance research on this work is ongoing, and this record will be updated as more information becomes available.