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Catalog Number PAP.Green.1961.018
Title Les Badines
Artist Helleu, Paul César, 1859-1927
Date n.d.
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
Object Name Print
Material Ink; Medium Weight Paper
Technique Etching/ Dry Point Etching
Dimensions H-28.3 W-23.9 cm
Credit line Gift of Beatrice Greenough
Provenance 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 Type Inscription
Inscription Technique Pencil
Inscription Location Upper Left
Inscriptions and Marks #18
Collection Works on Paper - Greenough Collection
People Greenough, Beatrice, 1908-1984
Helleu, Paul César, 1859-1927
Helleu, Alice Louis-Guerin, 1870 -1933
Notes n.d.
Related Publications 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.