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Paul Helleu Sketching with his Wife, (painting)

Title
Out-of-Doors Study, (painting)
painter
Sargent, John Singer 1856-1925
Subject
Helleu, Paul
Helleu, Paul, Mrs. (Alice Louise Guerin)
Date
1889
Type
Paintings
Medium
Oil on canvas
Control number
IAP 35680016
Notes
"American Paintings in the Brooklyn Museum: artists born by 1876," Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, 2006, pg. 930.
Carbone, Teresa A., "An American view: masterpieces from the Brooklyn Museum," Brooklyn, N.Y.: Brooklyn Museum 2006, pg. 118.
Ormond, Richard and Elaine Kilmurray, "John Singer Sargent: complete paintings; volume 1, The early portraits," New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1998, no. 230.
Ratcliff, Carter, "John Singer Sargent," New York: Abbeville Press, 1982.
"The Brooklyn Museum, American Paintings," Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, 1979.
Domit, Moussa M., "American Impressionist Painting," Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 1973, fig. 55.
Ormond, Richard, "John Singer Sargent: paintings, drawings, watercolors," New York: Harper & Row, 1970.
"The Brooklyn Museum handbook," Brookylyn: Brooklyn Museum, 1967.
McKibbin, David, "Sargent's Boston," Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1956.
Image on file.
"American Paintings in the Brooklyn Museum: artists born by 1876," Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, 2006, pl. 114.
Carbone, Teresa A., "An American view: masterpieces from the Brooklyn Museum," Brooklyn, N.Y.: Brooklyn Museum 2006, pg. 119.
Ormond, Richard and Elaine Kilmurray, "John Singer Sargent: complete paintings; volume 1, The early portraits," New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1998, pg. 231.
Ratcliff, Carter, "John Singer Sargent," New York: Abbeville Press, 1982, fig. 164.
Domit, Moussa M., "American Impressionist Painting," Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, 1973, pg. 121.
Ormond, Richard, "John Singer Sargent: paintings, drawings, watercolors," New York: Harper & Row, 1970, pl. 57.
"The Brooklyn Museum handbook," Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum, 1967, p. 494.
(Lower right:) John S. Sargent signed
Philadelphia Academy of the Fine Arts One Hundred Seventeenth Annual Exhibition, Philadelphia Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1922, no. 253.
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary
Portrait of Paul Helleu (1859-1927) seated in the grass before an easel. He holds a palette in one hand, and with a brush he paints with his other hand. His wife leans against him and stares off into the distance. Behind them is a boat with an oar.
Data Source
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
Owner/Location
Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway Brooklyn New York 11238 Accession Number: 20.640