Five head studies of a young lady
signed 'Helleu' (lower right)
black and sanguine chalk with pencil heightened with white on paper
1812 x 2412 in. (47 x 62 cm.)
Executed on 24th June 1914 (according to an inscription on the reverse).
The Estate of Lester Avnet, Joan Avnet and The Avnet Trust sale; Christie’s, London, 30 November 1971, lot 350, as Tetes des Femmes.
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We are grateful to Les Amis de Paul-César Helleu for confirming the authenticity of this work, which has been registered in their archive as n° APCH DE1-8417.

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