7 November 2002
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
Eglise de Saint-Bernard (Ain)
signed and dated 'Maurice, Utrillo, V, octobre 1925,' (lower right)
watercolor and gouache on paper laid down on canvas
22 x 25½ in. (56 x 64.8 cm.)
Painted in October 1925
Lucie Valore Utrillo (wife of the artist), Paris.
Wally Findlay Galleries, Inc., Palm Beach.
William John Upjohn, Kalamazoo, Michigan (acquired from the above, 1976); Estate sale, Christie's, New York, 9 November 2000, lot 449.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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P. Pétridès, L'oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo, Paris, 1966, vol. IV, p. 184, no. AG 157 (illustrated, p. 185).
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