Maurice Utrillo  (French, 1883-1955) 

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Maurice Utrillo Biography
1883   Born: in Paris, France on December 26th
1909 - 1914   “White Period”, used zinc white often with plaster to depict aging, cracked walls
1915 - 1924   “Colour Period”, intense colors outlined by hard black lines
1928   Made a chevalier of the Legion of Honour
1955   Died: in Le Vésinet, France on November 5th
Selected Exhibitions
2007   Maurice Utrillo: le Montmartre du rêve et de la poésie, Mitaka City Gallery, Tokyo
2002   Paris, Capitale des Arts: 1900-1968, Royal Academy of Arts, London
1982   Les Peintres Indépendants de Montmartre: 1920-1940, Musée de Montmartre, Paris
1968   Painting in France, 1900-1967: A Loan Exhibition organized by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs and le Musée National d’art moderne, Paris, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
1939   Pissarro to Utrillo: For the Young Collector, Perls Gallery, NY
1936   Maurice Utrillo: The White Period (1911-1914), Galerie Bignou, NY (solo)
1923   Peinture moderne, groupe II, Bernheim-Jeune, Paris
1923   Exhibition of Contemporary European Paintings and Sculpture, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philidelphia
1919   Exposition d’ouevres de Maurice Utrillo, Galerie Lepoutre, Paris (solo)
1912   Salon d’automne, Grand Palais, Paris (solo)