Artist Albert de Belleroche: Woman with Hat, circa 1905

Artist Albert de Belleroche (1864-1944): Woman with Hat, circa 1905

 Privately held

Albert de Belleroche (1864-1944):
Woman with Hat, circa 1905
Framed (ref: 592)

Signed, number 170 on the reverse
Pencil,14 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (36.7 x 26 cm)

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Provenance: the artistí's studio; William de Belleroche; private collection

'While his works are diverse ... they celebrate foremost the womanhood of our time ... These are thoroughly modern works which capture brief, reverent moments of joy, tenderness and wonder, much like the works of Sargent, Helleu or Besnard.Belleroche's portraits of woman are iconographic' (Roger Marx, 'Peintres-lithographes Contemporains: Albert Belleroche', Gazette des Beaux-Arts I, vol.39, 1908,p.74).

Along with Paul Helleu, Belleroche produced some of the most evocative images of belle-Èpoque women of his generation. Although Belleroche made a number of lithographs of women with turbans or toques around this period, none are known to relate specifically to this study.

We are grateful to Gordon Anderson for assistance.