3 December 1996
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
Terrains à vendre, Gentilly
signed and dated 'Maurice Utrillo, V, Juin 1923' (lower right)
gouache on paper
9¾ x 13 5/8in. (24.8 x 34cm.)
Executed in June 1923
M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1955.
Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 6 April 1976, lot 47 (¨6,000).
Anon. sale, Christie's, London, 29 March 1988, lot 367 (¨28,000).
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