5 May 2004
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
Paris, Montmartre, rue du Mont Cenis, l'ancienne Maison Berlioz
signed and dated 'Maurice Utrillo, V, (Juin 1923),' (lower left)
gouache over pencil on paper
10 5/8 x 14 in. (27.1 x 35.6 cm.)
Painted in June 1923
Millinaire Collection, Paris.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 14 May 1997, lot 274.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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P. Pétridès, L'Oeuvre Complet de Maurice Utrillo, Paris, 1966, vol. IV, p. 154, no. AG 115 (illustrated, p. 155; titled La maison de Berlioz à Montmartre).
Bessines-sur-Gartempes, Utrillo, Valadon, Utter, July-August, 1991.
Jean Fabris has confirmed the authenticity of this gouache.
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