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Lot #222

Artist Jean-Paul Riopelle
Title Oiseau de Nuit #12/75 [Night Bird]
Media colour etching on paper
Size 13.25 x 17.5 in. / 33.7 x 44.4 cm.
Frame Size 28.75 x 32 x 1 in.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Reference
catalogue raisonne number 1968.10EST.GR, illustrated page 180 in Jean Paul Riopelle Catalogue raisonne des estampes by Y.Riopelle, published by Hibou Editeurs, 2005)

Provenance
Wallack Galleries, Ottawa, label verso; from an Ottawa estate

Estimate $900/$1,200

Biographical Information
Jean-Paul Riopelle ~ [1923-2002] Canadian RCA
see Jean-Paul Riopelle, by N.G.C., XXI Venice Biennial, 1962; Jean-Paul Riopelle: The Fifties, by C. Lafitte, Claude Lafitte Gallery, 1989; Jean Paul Riopelle, by P.Theberge, M.M.F.A., 1999; Jean Paul Riopelle 1939-1953, Tome 1, 1999; Jean Paul Riopelle 1954-59, Tome 2, by Y.Riopelle, Hibou Editeurs, 2004; Jean Paul Riopelle Catalogue raisonne des estampes, by Y.Riopelle, Hibou Editeurs, 2005; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.259; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.393; MacDonald, Vol.7, pg.2119; M.M.F.A., by E.McMann, pg.323 for exhibition list; Benezit, Tome 8, pg.774

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