|Artist||Helleu, Paul César, 1859-1927|
|Description||Seated portrait of Alice Helleu, his wife, in front of a fireplace; she is turned to her right in profile, and looking over her shoulder to her left; her right hand is held to her lips, while her left hand holds fireplace-tongs; her right leg is crossed over her left|
|Material||Ink; Medium Weight Paper|
|Technique||Etching/ Dry Point Etching|
|Dimensions||H-28.3 W-23.9 cm|
|Credit line||Gift of Beatrice Greenough|
1961, December 15 - Gift of Beatrice Greenough
The Greenough Estate Collection, including 25 cartons of books and over thirty prints and drawings, was given to the Redwood Library on December 15, 1961 by Beatrice Goelet Greenough (1908-1984) soon after the death of her only child, Gabrielle Ladd (1936-1960). Beatrice was the daughter of William Greenough (1874-1949) and Charlotte Warren (1885-1954) who collected most of the artwork herself. Charlotte was assisted by her father, Whitney Warren, who had donated a scrapbook of his architectural drawings to the Redwood Library.
Beatrice Greenough of Prescott Farm, a Portsmouth, RI resident for many years, died 24 April,1984. She left an uncle, Whitney Warren of San Francisco and two cousins, Michael Lloyd Reeves of Newport and Reginald Reeves of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.
|Inscription Location||Upper Left|
|Inscriptions and Marks||#18|
|Collection||Works on Paper - Greenough Collection|
Greenough, Beatrice, 1908-1984
Helleu, Paul César, 1859-1927
Helleu, Alice Louis-Guerin, 1870 -1933
1913 Paul Helleu, Peintre et Graveur by Robert de Montesquiou, Paris (plate 6 LI)
Montesquiou, Robert De. "LI. Les Badines." In Paul Helleu, Peintre Et Graveur. Paris: H. Floury, 1913.