27 June 2000
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
La Moulin de la Galette à Montmartre
signed 'Maurice Utrillo V' (lower right)
oil on canvas
9½ x 13 in. (24 x 33 cm.)
Painted circa 1942
André Birot, Bourg-sur-Gironde (a gift from the artist), and thence by descent to the present owner.
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P. Pétridès, L'oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo, vol. III, Paris, 1969, no. 2171 (illustrated, p. 285).
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