4 November 2009
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
Café-Restaurant à Saint-Bernard (Ain)
signed and dated 'Maurice, Utrillo, V, 1926,' (lower left)
oil on canvas
21½ x 25 5/8 in. (54.6 x 65.1 cm.)
Painted in 1926
Katia Granoff, Paris.
Private collection, Switzerland (acquired from the above, 1938); Estate sale, Sotheby's, London, 26 June 1991, lot 167.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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P. Pétridès, L'oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo, Paris, 1962, vol. II, p. 472, no. 1164 (illustrated, p. 473).
Jean Fabris has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.
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