Historic Art | Jean Paul Riopelle R.C.A.

Je sais la bas 1957 oc 25

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Je sais la-bas, 1957

Technique: oil on canvas

Dimensions: 25.5x32 in.

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signed and dated lower right
1957.104H.1957
Provenance
Galerie Jacques Dubourg, Paris
Private collection
Literature
Yseult Riopelle, Jean-Paul Riopelle 1954-59 Catalogue raisonné Volume II, reproduced pg. 271
Jean Paul Riopelle à la recherché du temps perdu, Hommage à Riopelle”, Parcours, L’Informateur des arts, Montreal, vol. 3 no.1, 1997, pg. 24

About the Artist

Jean Paul Riopelle was born in Montreal, Canada in 1923, and studied to the Ecole des Beaux-arts in Montreal in 1943. Like many North American artists, Riopelle went to Paris following World War II to study, but took up permanent residence there. A contributor to European Abstract Expressionism, Riopelle's characteristic abstractions are gestural, with thick paint applied with a palette knife. MASTERS GALLERY EXHIBITIONS Riopelle: An exhibition of work from private Calgary collections
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