Lot No. 321


Jean-Paul Riopelle *


(Montreal 1923–2002 Ile-aux-Grues)
La chute du merisier, 1974, signed; titled on the reverse,
oil on canvas, 81 x 65 cm, framed

This work will be included in the Catalogue raisonné Vol. 5 currently being prepared.

We are grateful to Yseult Riopelle for confirming the authenticity of this work

Provenance:
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York (label on the reverse)
Galerie HM, Brussels
Sotheby’s London, 1 December 1994, lot 138
Christie’s London, 1 July 2008, lot 203
European Private Collection

Exhibited:
New York, Jean-Paul Riopelle: Paintings from 1974 and pastels from 1975, Pierre Matisse Gallery, November-December 1975, exh. cat. no. 4

I always hope to complete it in a few strokes, starting
with the first colors I daub down anywhere and anyhow.
But it never works so I add more, without realizing it.
Jean-Paul Riopelle

Specialist: Alessandro Rizzi Alessandro Rizzi
+39-02-303 52 41

alessandro.rizzi@dorotheum.it

27.11.2019 - 18:00

Estimate:
EUR 90,000.- to EUR 120,000.-

Jean-Paul Riopelle *


(Montreal 1923–2002 Ile-aux-Grues)
La chute du merisier, 1974, signed; titled on the reverse,
oil on canvas, 81 x 65 cm, framed

This work will be included in the Catalogue raisonné Vol. 5 currently being prepared.

We are grateful to Yseult Riopelle for confirming the authenticity of this work

Provenance:
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York (label on the reverse)
Galerie HM, Brussels
Sotheby’s London, 1 December 1994, lot 138
Christie’s London, 1 July 2008, lot 203
European Private Collection

Exhibited:
New York, Jean-Paul Riopelle: Paintings from 1974 and pastels from 1975, Pierre Matisse Gallery, November-December 1975, exh. cat. no. 4

I always hope to complete it in a few strokes, starting
with the first colors I daub down anywhere and anyhow.
But it never works so I add more, without realizing it.
Jean-Paul Riopelle

Specialist: Alessandro Rizzi Alessandro Rizzi
+39-02-303 52 41

alessandro.rizzi@dorotheum.it


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Auction: Contemporary Art I
Date: 27.11.2019 - 18:00
Location: Vienna | Palais Dorotheum
Exhibition: 16.11. - 27.11.2019