MAURICE UTRILLO | CERCLE CATHOLIQUE DU SACRÉ COEUR
Property from a Distinguished Canadian Collection
1883 - 1955
CERCLE CATHOLIQUE DU SACRÉ COEUR
Signed Maurice, Utrillo, V, and dated 1922, (lower right)
Gouache on paper laid down on paper
9½ by 12½ in. (24.1 by 31.8 cm)
Framed: 14½ by 17½ in. (36.8 by 44.5 cm)
Executed in 1922.
The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the Comité Utrillo-Valadon.
This work is in very good condition. Executed on cream wove paper, laid down to a supporting sheet. The supporting sheet has been stretched around a wooden stretcher. The top edge is lightly deckled. Artist's pinholes to all four corners. A slight undulation to the sheet. A nailhead sized area of skinning toward the upper right corner.
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Maurice Raynal, Paris
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., London
Estate of Elwood B. Hosmer (acquired from the above in February 1951)
Private Collection, Montreal
Thence by descent
R.H. Hubbard, European Paintings in Canadian Collections II. Modern Schools, Toronto, 1962 (titled Street in Montmartre)