13 November 2015
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
Lapin Agile, rue Saint-Vincent, Montmartre
signed 'Maurice, Utrillo, V,' (lower right) and inscribed '-Montmartre,-' (lower left)
oil on panel
13 x 16 in. (33 x 40.8 cm.)
Painted circa 1936-1938
M. Ebel, Paris.
Umeda Gallery, Osaka.
Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner, circa 1985.
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P. Pétridès, L'oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo, Paris, 1969, vol. III, p. 172, no. 1755 (illustrated, p. 173).
Jean Fabris and Cédric Paillier have confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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