4 February 2003
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
Escalier du passage Cottin
signed and dated 'Maurice Utrillo V Février 1922'(lower right); signed, dated and inscribed 'Escalier du Passage Cottin, Paris Montmartre, 18e Août - Maurice Utrillo V' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
21 5/8 x 18¼in. (55 x 46.3cm.)
Painted on 18 August 1922
M. Defferrez, Paris, and thence by descent to the present owner.
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P. Pétridès, L'oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo, vol. II, Paris, 1962, no. 950 (illustrated p. 951).
Paris, Grand Palais, Trente ans d'art Indépendant 1884-1914, Exposition Rétrospective, 1926.
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