Not on display
- Count Albert De Belleroche 1864–1944
- Oil paint on wood
- Support: 146 x 114 mm
- Presented by Count William de Belleroche, the artist's son 1955
T00003 OLYMPIA DE LA FONTAINE (?) c. 1904
Oil on panel, 5 3/4×4 1/2 (15×12).
Presented by the artist's son Count William de Belleroche 1955.
Exh: (?) Salon d'Automne, Paris, 1904 (? 79, as ‘Tête de femme (face)’); Arthur Tooth & Sons, January–February 1955 (25).
Repr: Connaissance des Arts, No.40, June 1955, p.25.
Possibly among the group of works exhibited at the Salon d'Automne in 1904. Two drawings of the same model were included in the retrospective exhibition of Belleroche's drawings at the Leicester Galleries, May–June 1954 (4 and 14; one repr. Sketch, 21 April 1954, p.351). Olympia de la Fontaine was a well-known Paris model who also posed for Degas.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I