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LOT 038

Jean Paul Riopelle
AUTO CAS OC QMG RCA SCA
1923 - 2002
Canadian

La ligne d'eau
oil on canvas diptych, 1977
signed and on verso titled on each stretcher of the diptych
118 3/8 x 158 in 300.7 x 401.3 cm

Estimate: $800,000 - $1,200,000

Preview at: Heffel Toronto – 13 Hazelton Ave

PROVENANCE
Collection of the Artist
Prominent Corporate Collection, Montreal

LITERATURE
Andrée Paradis, 16 Quebec Painters in Their Milieu, A Survey of Creators, 1978, reproduced page 145
Georgina Oliver, “Riopelle, le trappeur traqué. Avec Riopelle, la glace a son nouveau chantre,” Nouvelles littéraires, no. 2673, January 1979, page 14
Jean Paul Riopelle, Peinture 1946 - 1977, Centre Georges Pompidou, 1981, reproduced page 54
Guy Robert, Chasseur d'images, 1981, a detail reproduced page 275
Jean Paul Riopelle, Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, 1991, pages 148 and 149
Yseult Riopelle, Jean Paul Riopelle Catalogue Raisonné, Volume 1, 1939 - 1953, 1999, reproduced page 435, catalogue #1977.011H.1977
Guy Cogeval and Stéphane Aquin, Riopelle, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 2006, reproduced page 119 and listed page 146
Michel Marin et al., Mitchell / Riopelle: Nothing in Moderation, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, 2017, page 36, reproduced page 133
Yseult Riopelle, Jean Paul Riopelle Catalogue Raisonné, Volume 5, 1972 - 1978, 2020, reproduced page 21

EXHIBITED
Musée du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Chicoutimi, Riopelle 80, November 22 - December 14, 1980
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, Jean Paul Riopelle, Peinture 1946 - 1977, 1981, catalogue #48, traveling in 1982 to Musée du Québec, Quebec City; Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal; Musée des beaux-arts de Caracas, Venezula, catalogue #37; and Instituto, Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, catalogue #41
Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, Jean Paul Riopelle, 1991, catalogue #100
The State Hermitage Museum, Russia, Riopelle: Works from the Collection of Power Corporation of Canada and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, June 16 - September 17, 2006, traveling to Museé Cantini, Marseille, November 3, 2006 - February 4, 2007, catalogue #42
Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City, Mitchell / Riopelle: Nothing in Moderation, October 12, 2017 - January 7, 2018; traveling in 2018 – 2019 to the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; and Fonds Hélène & Édouard Leclerc, Landerneau, France, catalogue


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Estimate: $800,000 - $1,200,000

All prices are in Canadian Dollars


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