Fine Prints and Photography Auction

November 02, 2015

LOT 88

Lot 88

Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923-2002)

Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923-2002)
Lot 88 Details
Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923-2002), Canadian


Colour etching with aquatint on Mandeure rag paper; signed and numbered 73/75 in pencil to margin. Printed by Arte Adrien Maeght, Maeght Editeur, Paris.
Plate/Sheet 15" x 11.6" — 39.5 x 29.5 cm.; 28.6" x 21.5" — 72.7 x 54.7 cm.

Estimate $1,500-$2,000

Realised: $1,440
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923-2002)
  • Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923-2002)

Lithographies et eaux-fortes”, Maeght Editeur, 1971, p. 228;
“Lithographies, graveurs originales, Maeght Editeur, 1985, p. 213 (not reproduced)


Yseult Riopelle records six exhibitions where prints from this edition were featured in shows held from 1981 to 2002 including:
Gal. Martine Henault, Montreal, in “Le Bestiare de Jean Paul Riopelle”, 1981;
Musee des beaux-arts et Hotel d’Escoville, Caen, in “Riopelle, Peintures, estampes”, 1984;
Gal. Simon Blais, Montreal, in “Les plus belles estampes 1966-1995,” edition 64/75, 1996;
Gal. Jean-Claude Bergeron, Ottawa, in “Les plus belles estampes”, edition 17/75, 1996;
Gal. D’arts Contemporains, Montreal, edition 72/75, 1998;
Prince Arthur Fine Arts, Toronto, no. 21, edition 72/75, 2001;
Gal. Simon Blais, Montreal, in “Jean Paul Riopelle, peintures, sculptures et oeuvres sur papier, Roseline Granet, sculptures: Portrait de Jean Paul 1965-1966, edition 62/75, 2002


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LOT 88

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