1 July 2008
PROPERTY FROM AN EUROPEAN COLLECTION
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
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
Galerie HM, Brussels.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 1 December 1994, lot 138.
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New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Jean-Paul Riopelle: Paintings from 1974 and Pastels from 1975, November-December 1975, no. 4.
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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