MAURICE UTRILLO | MOULIN DE LA GALETTE
Property from an Important Private Collection, Chicago
(1883 - 1955)
MOULIN DE LA GALETTE
Signed Maurice, Utrillo. V, (lower right)
Oil on canvas
6⅜ by 8 in. (16.2 by 20.3 cm)
Framed: 15 by 16¾ in. (38 by 42.5 cm)
This work will be reproduced in the catalogue raisonné of the complete works of Maurice Utrillo.
The canvas is lined. There are very fine lines of craquelure scattered throughout. There is a pindot loss to the pigment at the extreme lower right corner. Under UV light: broad strokes of inpainting are visible along the extreme top edge in the sky, as well as some smaller scattered strokes within the road toward the bottom center. Primarily to the bottom left of the Moulin as well as just to the left of the figures. Overall the work is in good condition.
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Herman Goldsmith, New York
Private Collection, Connecticut (and sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 12, 1994, lot 242)
Acquired at the above sale