Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
signed and dated 'Maurice,Utrillo,V,1933' (lower left); signed again and inscribed 'M. Utrillo jardin de Montmartre' (on the reverse)
watercolor and gouache over pencil on paper laid down on board
15 x 16 in. (38.7 x 41.3 cm.)
Painted in 1933
Compagnie Gnrale Maritime Collection; sale, Htel Drouot, Paris, 10 July 1983, lot 244 (as Jardins de Montmartre).
Acquired at the above sale for The Akram Ojjeh Collection.
P. Ptrids, L'oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo, Paris, 1966, vol. IV, p. 278, no. AG297 (illustrated, p. 279).
Sale Room Notice
Please note the correct measurements are 14 3/4 x 18 in.(37.5 x 45.7 cm.) The correct medium is watercolor and gouache over pencil on paper.
This watercolor originally decorated one of the firstclass cabins of the transatlantic liner 'France'.