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Auction: 
Podzimní aukce v Expo 58 ART
Author: 
Maurice Utrillo
Year: 
(1883 – 1955)
Artwork: 
CHÂTEAU DE CHASTELLUX
Created: 
1932
Starting/Selling price: 
64 000 EUR
Estimate: 
80 000–120 000 EUR
Sold: 
1.600.000 Kč

oil on canvas
46 x 55 cm
signed and dated lower left: Maurice, Utrillo, V, 1932
verso old stamp, label of the National Gallery in Prague with registration number O7698, label of Salon de Printemps Societe Royale des Beaux-Arts and another exhibition label from Paris

 

Provenance:
– collection of the Czech builder Alois Trojan

– confiscated in the 1950s by the Czechoslovak state, placed in the permanent collection of the National Gallery in Prague (registered under no. O7673)

– restitution from the National Gallery in Prague to the rightful heirs

 

Exhibited:

–  Société Royale des Beaux-Arts (Section Française), Mars – Avril 1933

–  Permanent collection of National Gallery Prague ( till March 18, 2018)

 

Consulted with Dr Irena Zantovska Murray HonFRIBA, Professor Jaromir Zemina, Dr Jiri Machalicky and Vladimir Lekes.

Authenticity certificate enclosed.