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

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

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

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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