Helleu Study of a Young Girl {1899} NGV [ET]

Helleu, Paul-César (1859-1927; French) Study of a Young Girl Drypoint on paper Purchased, 1899 (advice of Bernard Hall) National Gallery of Victoria (53-2) Helleu, known for his glamorous Belle Epoque portraits, counted Whistler, Proust and Coco Chanel among his many friends. This print is signed at lower left. Several other examples by the artist were acquired later