7 May 2014
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
Au Consulat d'Auvergne, Rue Norvins
signed and dated 'Maurice, Utrillo, V, 1937,' (lower right) and inscribed 'Paris-Montmartre' (lower left)
oil, gouache and watercolor over pencil on card laid down on canvas
18 7/8 x 24 5/8 in. (48 x 62.5 cm.)
Painted in 1937
Perls Galleries, New York.
John D. Schiff, New York.
Hammer Galleries, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1996.
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P. Pétridès, L'oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo, Paris, 1966, vol. IV, p. 360, no. AG 427 (illustrated, p. 361).
Jean Fabris and Gilbert Pétridès have confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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