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    Sale 7603

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale (Morning)

    1 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 203

    Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923-2002)

    La chute du merisier

    Price Realised  

    Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923-2002)
    La chute du merisier
    signed 'Riopelle' (lower right); titled 'La chute du merisier' (on the stretcher)
    oil on canvas
    31 7/8 x 25½in. (81 x 65cm.)
    Painted in 1974


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    This work will be included in the forthcoming 5th volume of the Jean-Paul Riopelle Catalogue raisonné being prepared by Yseult Riopelle.

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    Provenance

    Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
    Galerie HM, Brussels.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 1 December 1994, lot 138.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN EUROPEAN COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Jean-Paul Riopelle: Paintings from 1974 and Pastels from 1975, November-December 1975, no. 4.