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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.
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.
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway Brooklyn New York 11238 Accession Number: 20.640