Artist and designation: Paul- Cesar Helleu
Period and school: 1859-1927
Specificities: signed lower right
Student of J-L Gérome. Friend of E Degas, G Boldini, A Stevens and J Sergent. At the salons, he exhibits large portraits. During the 1890s, the Helleu spouses became essential in English and French society. From 1902 he worked in the United States where his reputation as a portrait painter had preceded him.