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

Carrefour de la rue des Saules et de la rue Cortot, Montmartre

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Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
Carrefour de la rue des Saules et de la rue Cortot, Montmartre
signed 'Maurice, Utrillo, V,' (lower right)
oil on board laid down on canvas
31 1/8 x 47½ in. (79 x 120 cm.)
Painted circa 1938
Provenance
Paul Pétridès, Paris.
Private collection (by descent from the above); sale, Artcurial Briest-Poulain-F. Tajan, Paris, 30 November 2010, lot 11.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
P. Pétridès, L'oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo, Paris, 1969, vol. III, p. 20, no. 1284 (illustrated, p. 21; titled Carrefour des rues Saint-Vincent et Cortot à Montmartre and dated circa 1930).
J. Fabris and B. de Montgolfier, Catalogue du Musée Maurice Utrillo, Sannois, 1995, p. 53 (illustrated in color).
Exhibited
Paris, Galerie André Roussard, Utrillo à Montmartre, December 1993-January 1994, p. 24 (illustrated in color; titled La maison rose à Montmartre).
Lugano, Le Relart Centre Culturel, Maurice Utrillo, 1994, p. 19 (illustrated in color).
Tokyo, Musée d'Odakyu; Fukushima, Musée Municipal d'Art Moderne; Osaka, Musée Daimaru; Fukuoka, Musée Mitsukoshi; Niigata, Musée Municipal d'Art de Niitsu and Kanagawa, Musée Takashimaya, Utrillo et Valadon, May 2000-February 2001, p. 127, no. 51 (illustrated in color; titled Rue des Saules et rue Cortot).
Sannois, Musée Utrillo-Valadon, Catalogue du Musée Maurice Utrillo, Suzanne Valadon, August 2006, p. 94, no. 27 (illustrated in color, p. 43; titled Rue des Saules et rue Cortot).

Lot Essay

Jean Fabris has confirmed the authenticity of this work.

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