7 May 2008
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
Le Lapin Agile
signed and dated 'Maurice, Utrillo, V, 1938,' (lower right) and inscribed '-Montmartre,-' (lower left)
gouache on paper
12½ x 9 3/8 in. (31.8 x 23.8 cm.)
Painted in 1938
Bahé collection, Paris.
Private collection, Japan.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2005.
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P. Pétridès, L'oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo, Paris, 1966, vol. IV, p. 372, no. AG 444 (illustrated, p. 373).
Jean Fabris will include this work in his forthcoming Utrillo catalogue raisonné.
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