9 February 2006
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
Rue de l'Abreuvoir
signed and dated 'Maurice,Utrillo,1932' (lower right); titled 'Rue de l'Abreuvoir à Montmartre' (lower left)
gouache on paper
12 3/8 x 16¼ in. (31.5 x 41.3 cm.)
Executed in 1932
Galerie Roger Bernheim, Paris.
Spira collection, Geneva.
Acquired by the present owner in March 1988.
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P. Pétrides, L'oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo, Paris, vol. IV, 1966, vol. IV, no. AG 264 (illustrated p. 258).
Jean Fabris has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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