• Post-War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 7835

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    12 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 212

    JEAN-PAUL RIOPELLE (1923-2002)

    VERT-GALANT

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    JEAN-PAUL RIOPELLE (1923-2002)
    VERT-GALANT
    SIGNED 'RIOPELLE' (LOWER RIGHT)
    OIL ON CANVAS
    38 1/8 X 51 1/8IN. (97 X 130CM.)
    PAINTED IN 1958


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    Provenance

    KUNSTHALLE BASEL.
    ACQUIRED FROM THE ABOVE BY THE PRESENT OWNER IN 1959.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION


    Literature

    Y. RIOPELLE, JEAN PAUL RIOPELLE CATALOGUE RAISONNé 1954-1959, VOL. II, MONTREAL 2004, NO. 1959.108H.1958 (ILLUSTRATED, P. 313).


    Exhibited

    BASEL, KUNSTHALLE, AVEC APPEL, MATHIEU, MORENI ET RIOPELLE, JANUARY-MARCH 1959, NO. 106.
    NEUCHâTEL, MUSéE DES BEAUX-ARTS DE NEUCHâTEL, RIOPELLE, MARCH-APRIL 1959.