28 June 2001
PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE FRENCH COLLECTOR
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
Les Fortifications à Paris sous la neige
signed 'Maurice. Utrillo. V.' (lower right); titled 'Les Fortifications à Paris' (lower left)
gouache on card
19 5/8 x 25½in. (50 x 64.8cm.)
Executed circa 1939
Galerie Moos, Geneva (no. 4979).
Acquired by the family of the present owner circa 1940.
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To be sold with a photo-certificate from Mr Jean Fabris, dated Pierrefitte le 2 mai 2001, and numbered 4577.
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