7 May 2009
Property from the Collection of William and Eleanor Wood Prince, Chicago, Illinois
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
Chaumière d'Henri IV et Maison de Berlioz à Montmartre
signed 'Maurice. Utrillo.' (lower right) and titled 'Chaumière d'Henri IV et Maison de Berlioz à Montmartre' (lower left)
oil on board laid down on canvas
22 7/8 x 30¾ in. (58.1 x 78.1 cm.)
Painted circa 1917
Rita Blau; Estate sale, Sotheby's, London, 28 June 1995, lot 142.
Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd., London.
Acquired from the above by the late owners, 1995.
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Kunstmuseum Bern, Maurice Utrillo, 1963, no. 39.
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