Lot # 024
Fall 2017 - 1st Session Live auction

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

Composition
oil on canvas circa 1953
signed and on verso signed, titled on the labels and dated 1952 written on top of 1954
39 1/8 x 28 3/8 in  99.4 x 72.1cm

Provenance:
Galerie Jacques Dubourg, Paris
Collection of Gianni Malabarba, Milan
Albert Loeb and Krugier Gallery, New York
Galerie Krugier et Cie, Geneva
Harriet Griffin, New York
Blanche Teze, New York
Private Collection, Toronto

Literature:
Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, La Pittura Moderna Straniera Nelle Collezioni Private Italiane, 1961, reproduced plate #196
Pierre Schneider, “À propos des gravures de Riopelle,” Riopelle, Été 1967, Musée du Québec, 1967, page 10
Guy Robert, Riopelle, chasseur d’images, 1981, page 272
Yseult Riopelle, Jean Paul Riopelle Catalogue Raisonné, Volume 1, 1939 - 1953, 1999, reproduced page 392 and dated circa 1953, catalogue #1953.068H.V1953
Marie-Claude Corbeil, Kate Hewig and Jennifer Poulin, Jean Paul Riopelle: The Artist’s Materials, Getty Conservation Institute, 2011, essay by Yseult Riopelle, page xi

Exhibited:
Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Turin, La Pittura Moderna Straniera Nelle Collezioni Private Italiane, March 4 - April 9, 1961
Galerie d'art moderne Marie Suzanne Feigel, Basel, Switzerland, Riopelle, œuvres 1948 - 1960, 1963 - 1964, catalogue #9

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Estimate: $400,000 ~ $600,000 CAD  
Sold for: $481,250 CAD (including Buyer's Premium)

All prices are in Canadian Dollars.

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