Lot # 049
Spring 2016 - 1st Session Live auction

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

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1955 and on verso signed, dated and inscribed with the Pierre Matisse Gallery inventory #ST-3335
35 x 45 3/4 in  88.9 x 116.2cm

Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York
Gallery Moos Ltd., Toronto
Acquired from the above by a Private Collector, Toronto, 1962
By descent to the present Private Collection, Toronto

Jean-René Ostiguy, Canadian Abstract Paintings, National Gallery of Canada, 1956, titled as Composition No. 3335, listed, unpaginated

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canadian Abstract Paintings, circulated to ten American museums by the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 1956 - 1957, titled as Composition No. 3335, catalogue #29

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Estimate: $400,000 ~ $600,000 CAD  
Sold for: $649,000 CAD (including Buyer's Premium)

All prices are in Canadian Dollars.

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