14 September 2016

Cimetière Saint-Vincent, Montmartre (continued): #4 Maurice Utrillo

Portrait de Maurice Utrillo par sa mère Suzanne Valadon.jpg

Maurice Utrillo (Maurice Valadon)  (1883–1955) was a painter who was born in rue du Poteau in Montmartre and who died in Dax. His mother was Suzanne Valadon (1865–1938)  real name Marie Clémentine Valadon – who was a model for several artists, among them Toulouse Lautrec and Vincent van Gogh.

Maruice Utrillo became a noted painter and received the Légion d'honneur in 1929.

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