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Forestine

Artwork:
Forestine
Size:
200 x 300.5 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1954
Marks
Signed and dated 54 on the reverse
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York; Acquavella Galleries, New York; Private Collection, New York
Exhibition History :
Quebec, Musee du Quebec, Riopelle 67, summer 1967; catalogue, p. 36 , illustrated; New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Grands Formats, 1952-1975, April 1977; catalogue, no. 5, illustrated in colour; Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou; Quebec, Musee du Quebec; Montreal, Musee d'Art Contemporain de Montreal; Caracas, Museo de Bellas Artes (no. 22); Jean-Paul Riopelle, Peinture 1946-1977, 30 September 1981 - 22 August 1982, p. 58, no. 28; catalogue, illustrated in colourNew York, Aquavella Galleries, Riopelle Grand Formats, 17 September - 23 October 2009; catalogue, np., no. 2, illustrated

Sotheby’s Paris

Date:
2018-12-05
Lot Number :
9
Low Estimate :
$2,823,600[+48%]*
High Estimate :
$3,953,040[+6%]*
Hammer Price :
$4,178,932
Sold For :
$4,888,559*