27 June 2000
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
La Belle Gabrielle et la rue Saint-Vincent
signed 'Maurice Utrillo V' (lower right); inscribed 'Montmartre' (lower left)
oil on board
177/8 x 215/8 in. (45.4 x 54.9 cm.)
Painted circa 1946
Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris.
E.J. Van Wisselingh & Co., Amsterdam (no. 6999).
Maxwell Galleries, San Francisco (no. P236).
Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 29 June 1987, lot 59.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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P. Pétridès, L'oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo, vol. III, Paris, 1969, no. 2261 (illustrated, p. 311).
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