17 October 2006
Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923-2002)
signed 'Riopelle' (lower right)
oil on canvas
34 5/8 x 51in. (88 x 129.9cm.)
Painted in 1973
Galerie Maeght, Paris (13652).
Falchi Arte Moderna, Milan.
Acquired by the father of the present owner circa 1975, and thence by descent.
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Paris, Galerie Maeght, Riopelle, 1974, no. 18.
Milan, Falchi Arte Moderna, Jean-Paul Riopelle, 1974, no. 7.
Turin, Galleria D'arte Narciso, Jean-Paul Riopelle, 1975, no. 12.
This work will be included in the forthcoming 5th volume of the Jean- Paul Riopelle catalogue raisonné, 1972-1978, being prepared by Yseult Riopelle.
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