Lot 133
  • 133

Maurice Utrillo

Estimate
120,000 - 180,000 USD
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Description

  • Maurice Utrillo
  • La Rue Norvins à Montmartre
  • Signed Maurice. Utrillo. V. (lower right); inscribed with the title Rue Norvins and indistinctly inscribed Montmartre (on the reverse)
  • Oil on board
  • 18 1/8 by 15 in.
  • 46 by 38.1 cm

Provenance

Private Collection, France (acquired circa 1930s)

Literature

Paul Pétridès, L' Oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo, vol. I, Paris, 1962, no. 192, catalogued p. 242, illustrated p. 243
Jean Fabris & Cédric Paillier, L' Oeuvre complet de Maurice Utrillo, vol. I, Paris, 2009, no. 126, illustrated p. 186

Condition

In good condition. Two wooden cross bars have be affixed to the back of the board with glue, obscuring part of the artist's inscription. UV: there are 5 lines of inpainting in the sky, each about 1 inch in length, to fill in some minor scrapes or losses to the surface, wiith some other scattered dots of painting also in the sky. Otherwise fine.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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