2 May 2012
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
Rue de l'Abreuvoir
signed 'M. Utrillo. V.' (lower left)
oil on board
10 5/8 x 13¾ in. (27 x 35 cm.)
Painted circa 1905-1906
Stéfa Brillouin, New York.
Anon. sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 25 November 2003, lot 6.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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P. Pétridès, L'oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo, Paris, 1959, vol. I, p. 56, no. 2 (illustrated, p. 57; titled Rue Cortot à Montmartre, dated circa 1904).
Jean Fabris has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.
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