25 June 2004
Jean Paul Riopelle (1923-2002)
signed 'riopelle' (lower right); signed 'riopelle' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
32 x 39 3/8in. (81.2 x 100cm.)
Painted in 1957
Gimpel Fils Ltd. Gallery, London.
Acquired from the above in June 1958 by Mr and Mrs Roy J. Friedman.
Donated by the above to the Art Institute of Chicago in 1970.
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