6 November 2013
FROM THE PRIVATE ESTATE OF A SOUTH AMERICAN COLLECTOR
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
Grande rue Nationale à Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine (Indre-et-Loire)
signed 'Maurice, Utrillo, V,' (lower right) and inscribed '-Sainte-Maure-de-Touraine, (Indre-et-Loire)-' (lower left)
oil on canvas
9½ x 13 in. (23.8 x 33.2 cm.)
Painted in June 1940
Paul Pétridès, Paris.
Contini Galerie de Arte, Caracas.
Acquired from the above by the late owner, August 1978.
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P. Pétridès, L'oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo, Paris, 1969, vol. III, p. 262, no. 2088 (illustrated, p. 263).
Jean Fabris has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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