Arts Everyday Living: In the Age of the Belle Epoque–Consuelo Vanderbilt, American Duchess

Paul Cesar Helleu, Consuelo Vanderbilt, Duchess of Marlborough, c. 1900, pastel, Private Collection

French artist Paul Cesar Helleu (1859-1927) worked during the Belle Epoque (from the late 19th century into early 20th century), capturing the spirit of the age with portraits of some of its society and celebrity figures such as Consuelo Vanderbilt above.

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