7 May 2014
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
Le château de la Clayette (Saône-et-Loire)
signed and dated 'Maurice, Utrillo, V, novembre 1934,' (lower right) and titled '-Château de la Clayette (Saône-et-Loire)-' (lower left)
oil on canvas
19¾ x 25½ in. (50 x 65 cm.)
Painted in November 1934
Schliakhoff collection, Paris (by 1962).
Anon. sale, Tajan, Paris, 8 June 2011, lot 2.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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P. Pétridès, L'oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo, Paris, 1969, vol. III, p. 100, no. 1538 (illustrated, p. 101; with incorrect dimensions).
Jean Fabris has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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