5 May 2004
PROPERTY OF A NEW YORK COLLECTOR
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
Eglise de Chapaizes--Saône-et-Loire
signed 'Maurice, Utrillo, V,' (lower right), titled and inscribed 'Église de Chapaizes, -Saône-et-Loire' (lower left)
gouache and watercolor on paper
16 1/8 x 10¾ in. (41 x 27.4 cm.)
Painted circa 1935
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 29 June 1994, lot 310.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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