Provenance Research

Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955)
France
The Red Wall, ca. 1910
Oil on wood panel
18 3/4 x 24 1/2 in. (47.6 x 62.2 cm)
Bequest of Louise Pappenheimer, 1969.104
2002 Artists Right Society (ARS), ADAGP, Paris

Signed lower right: "Maurice Utrillo V."

Description:
A view of a street in Montmarte, Paris. A red six-story building is at right; a three-story building is at left. Figures are walking on the street.

Alternate Titles:
Boulevard de la Chapelle
Le mur Rouge
The Red House

Provenance:

Ca. 1910:   Maurice Utrillo, Paris
     
    (Galerie Bignou, Paris)
     
    (M. Libaude, Paris [1])
     
Before 1950:   (Paul Rosenberg, New York)
     
1950-1969:   Louise Pappenheimer, Cincinnati, by bequest to
     
1969-present:   Cincinnati Art Museum


Notes:
[1] Probably Louis Libaude, a dealer who became interested in Utrillo's work around 1909. See Utrillo and the Painters of Montmartre, Milan: Fratelli Fabbri Editors, 1970, p. 11.

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