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LOT 020

Jean Paul Riopelle
1923 - 2002

Carnaval II
oil on canvas
signed and on verso signed twice, titled, dated 1953, inscribed variously "H12", "NYAB 909" / "Lot 6, 13 May 81" and stamped with a Paris export stamp
38 x 57 3/4 in 96.5 x 146.7 cm

Estimate: $1,500,000 - $2,500,000

Sold for: $2,281,250

Preview at: PacArt, Toronto

Galerie Jacques Dubourg, Paris
Galleria del Naviglio, Milan
Sold sale of Contemporary Art, Evening Sale (5056), Christie's New York, May 13, 1981, lot 6
Collection of Blema and H. Arnold Steinberg, Montreal, 1981
Estate of Blema and H. Arnold Steinberg, Montreal

Georges Duthuit, Riopelle: First American Exhibition, Pierre Matisse Gallery, 1954, unpaginated
Jean Paul Riopelle, Kestnergesellschaft Gallery, 1958, listed page 19
Guy Robert, Riopelle: Chasseur d'images, 1981, page 65
Paulette Gagnon and Yolande Racine, L'oeil du collectionneur, Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, 1996, listed page 58
Robert Bernier et al., Jean Paul Riopelle: Des visions d'Amérique, 1997, page 89
Yseult Riopelle, Jean Paul Riopelle Catalogue Raisonné, Volume 1, 1939 - 1953, 1999, listed page 389 and reproduced page 343, catalogue #1953.045H.1953

Kestnergesellschaft Gallery, Hanover, Jean Paul Riopelle, 1958, catalogue #4
Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, L'oeil du collectionneur, October 18, 1996 - January 5, 1997
Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal, Jean Paul Riopelle et Rosaline Granet, May 29 - July 12, 2002

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Estimate: $1,500,000 - $2,500,000

All prices are in Canadian Dollars

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