29 June 2000
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Jean Paul Riopelle (b. 1923)
signed with the artist's initial 'r' (lower right); signed 'riopelle' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
8¾ x 131/8in. (22.2 x 33.3cm.)
Painted in 1950
Galerie Creuze, Paris.
Dominion Gallery, Montreal (G8678).
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1989.
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Y. Riopelle, Jean Paul Riopelle, Catalogue Raisonné 1939-1953, vol. I, Turin 1999, no. 1950.027H.1950 (illustrated in colour pp. 186-187).
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