22 June 2005
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
Le Moulin de la Galette
signed and dated 'Maurice Utrillo Septembre 1920' (lower right)
oil on board
21 1/8 x 25½ in. (53.5 x 64.8 cm.)
Painted in September 1920
Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris (no. 24185).
Acquired by the present owner circa 1985.
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P. Pétridès, L'Oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo, vol. II, Paris, 1962, no. 857 (illustrated p. 299).
Tokyo, Daimaru Museum, Maurice Utrillo, September 1992; this exhibition later travelled to Kyoto, Osaka and Shimonoseki.
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