LOT 007

1923 - 2002

Sans titre
oil on canvas
signed and dated 1957 and on verso titled Composition on the exhibition labels
38 x 51 in, 96.5 x 129.5 cm

Estimate: $400,000 - $600,000 CAD

Sold for: $661,250

Preview at: Heffel Toronto – 13 Hazelton Ave

Acquired directly from the Artist in Paris by G. Blair Laing, Toronto, circa 1957
Laing Galleries, Toronto
Acquired from the above by a Private Collection, Toronto, April 15, 1958
By descent to the present Private Collection, Toronto

One Hundred Years of Canadian Painting: A Loan Exhibition, Laing Galleries, 1959, page 31
Evan H. Turner and William J. Withrow, Fifteen Canadian Artists, Museum of Modern Art, 1962, listed, titled as Composition, unpaginated
Yseult Riopelle, Jean Paul Riopelle Catalogue Raisonné, Volume 2, 1954 - 1959, 2004, reproduced page 256, catalogue #1957.043H.1957

Laing Galleries, Toronto, One Hundred Years of Canadian Painting: A Loan Exhibition, January 27 - February 8, 1959, catalogue #45
International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Fifteen Canadian Artists, 1963, traveling in 1963 - 1965 to the Hunter Gallery of Art, Chattanooga; Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester; Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter; University of Texas, Austin; Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Washington, DC; Mercer University, Macon; Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center; San Francisco Museum of Art; and Saint Louis Art Museum

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Estimate: $400,000 - $600,000 CAD

All prices are in Canadian Dollars

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