Lot # 025
Post-War & Contemporary Art Live auction

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

Le vol des crevettes
oil on canvas
signed and on verso titled and dated 1955 on the gallery and exhibition labels and inscribed "4252" and "1/6" and "177" on a label
28 3/4 x 39 3/8 in  73 x 100cm

Provenance:
Galerie Jacques Dubourg, Paris
Private Collection, São Paulo
Michelle Morin, Montreal
Masters Gallery Ltd., Calgary
By descent to the present Private Estate, Calgary

Literature:
Yseult Riopelle, Jean Paul Riopelle Catalogue Raisonné, Volume 2, 1954 - 1959, 2004, reproduced page 194, catalogue #1955.010H.1955

Exhibited:
Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Riopelle, January 10 - February 9, 1958, catalogue #16
Städtisches Museum, Wuppertal, Riopelle, February 16 - March 16, 1958, catalogue #14
Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hanover, Riopelle, September 13 - October 19, 1958, catalogue #30

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Estimate: $250,000 ~ $350,000 CAD  
Sold for: $481,250 CAD (including Buyer's Premium)

All prices are in Canadian Dollars.

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