Oil on Canvas : 35 x 45 inches ( 89 x 114 cm )
Inventory # 10481

signed "H de Beauvoir" and dated '59 (lower left)

The Hélène de Beauvoir Association is a non-profit organization committed to preserving, promoting, and researching the artist's works, as well as the environment of her time. The research aim is to focus on the French intellectuals and artists with whom De Beauvoir fostered relations. The association maintains contact with curators of museums and art history departments at European universities, as well as other institutions that promote publications and translations in German and French.

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Helene de Beauvoir
French , 1910-2001

Hélène de Beauvoir is the sister of the writer Simone de Beauvoir. Since 1936, she has exhibited in Paris, Florence, Venice, Milan, Frankfurt, Tokyo and Hamburg. She featured in the Paris Salon de Mai in 1960. Her Cubist-influenced paintings on a variety of themes are decorative in character.

Source: Benezit, Dictionary of Artists


Uffizi, Florence 

Museum of Modern Art, Paris

Museum of Modern Art, Pittsburgh


2010 100th Birthday of Hammer Gallery, Regensburg

          Gallery II Quadro, Aachen

          Exhibition in Garden Room of French-German Cultural Institute, Aachen

2009 Frankfurt Kunstkabinett Hanna Bekker vom Rath, Frankfurt

2008 French Institute, Berlin

2007 City Gallery of Erlangen

2006 Large retrospectice at DEZ Regensburg, opened by the French Consul General, Jean-Claude Schlumberge

2005 Galeria de Exposições ,Livraria, Aveiro, Portugal & Hugendubel, Munich

1994 French Institute, Munich

1986 Ministry of Women, Paris

          Stanford University, San Francisco

1982 La Passerelle Galerie, Paris

1976 Musée d'Art Moderne, Lausanne

1975 Ward Nasse Gallery,New York

           Retrospectice at Palais de la Culture de Brest

1974 Ward Nasse Gallery, New York.

          Galerie Montjoie, Bruxelles

1972 Salon Ward Nasse Gallery, New York

1971 Salon Ward Nasse Gallery, Boston

1970 HERMÈS Studio, Rome

          Mantéshi Gallery, Tokyo

1967 La Haye Galerie

          Galarie Kieffer, Paris

          Galerie Tandwerlin, Strasbourg

1957 Galerie Synthèse, Paris, 

1957 Galleria del Millione, Milan

          Galeria de Cavallino, Venice

 1955 Millione Greuze, Italy, Paris, Turin

1936 First exhibition at Galerie Bonjean rue d'Argenson, Paris