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    Sale 12070

    Impressionist & Modern Art Works on Paper

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1015

    Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)

    A la Belle Pomme

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
    A la Belle Pomme
    signed 'Maurice, Utrillo, V,' (lower right) and inscribed, dated and dedicated 'Paris-Montmartre le lundi 24 janvier 1944, À la Belle Pomme, Je vous remercie madame l'Hôtesse pour votre amabilité extrême et votre service si excellent, et vos plats si excellents. Votre serviteur, Maurice, Utrillo, V,' (upper center)
    colored wax crayons on canvas
    11 ½ x 13 3/8 in. (29.2 x 34 cm.)
    Drawn on 24 January 1944


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    Hélène Bruneau and Cédric Paillier have confirmed the authenticity of this work. 

    Provenance

    Galerie Paul Pétridès, Paris.
    Acquired from the above by the late owner, by 1966.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF VIVIAN S. SCHULTE


    Literature

    P. Pétridès, L'oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo, Paris, 1966, vol. IV, p. 72, no. D 86 (illustrated, p. 73).