Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
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Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)

Le maquis de Montmartre

Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
Le maquis de Montmartre
signed 'Maurice Utrillo, V,' (lower right); inscribed 'Montmartre,-' (lower left)
oil on canvas
45 x 77 in. (114.3 x 195.6 cm.)
Painted circa 1931
Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris.
Edgardo Acosta Gallery, Beverly Hills.
Private Collection, Beverly Hills; sale, Sotheby's, New York 9 May 9, 2007, lot 406.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Paul Pétridès, L'Œuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo, vol. III, Paris, 1969, no. 1356, p. 42 (illustrated p. 43).
Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Cent tableaux par Utrillo, 1959.
Tokyo, Central Museum, Utrillo: 149 toiles, gouaches et dessins de 1904 à 1952, March - May 1967, no. 63; this exhibition later travelled to Kyoto, Museum of Art, May - June 1967, Fukuoka, Museum of Culture, June - July 1967 and Nagoya, Museum of Art, July 1967.
Tokyo, Daimaru Museum, Maurice Utrillo, September 1992, no. 56; this exhibition later travelled to Kyoto, Daimaru Museum, September - October 1992, Osaka, Daimaru Museum, October 1992, Shimonoseki, Daimaru Bunka Hall, October - November 1992 and Onomichi, Municipal Museum, November - December 1992.
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