8 February 2005
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
Place du village
signed 'Maurice Utrillo' (lower right)
oil on board
19¾ x 25½ in. (50.2 x 64.8 cm.)
Painted circa 1916-1917
Anonymous sale, Palais Galliéra, Paris, 30-31 March 1976, lot 99.
Acquired at the above sale and thence by descent to the present owner.
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Jean Fabris will include this painting in his forthcoming Utrillo catalogue raisonné being prepared under the sponsorship of the Wildenstein Institute.
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