21 June 2018
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
Moulin de la Galette, Montmartre
signed and inscribed 'A Roger Laforêt fraternellement, Maurice, Utrillo, V,' (along the lower edge)
coloured crayon on paper
9 3/4 x 12 3/8 in. (24.5 x 31.5 cm.)
Drawn circa 1935
Roger Laforêt, Paris, a gift from the artist.
Acquired by the present owner in the 1980s.
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Exh. cat., Maurice Utrillo, Tokyo, 2010, no. 10, p. 151 (illustrated).
Japan, travelling exhibition, Maurice Utrillo, October 1985 - February 1986, no. 60 (illustrated).
The late Jean Fabris confirmed the authenticity of this work in 2010.
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