Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Curated

New York

Jean-Paul Riopelle
1923 - 2002
oil on canvas
39 1/2 by 32 in. 100.3 by 81.3 cm.
Executed in 1962.
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Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner


Toronto, Moos Gallery, 1975, cat. no. 6
Paris, Didier Imbert Fine Art, Jean-Paul Riopelle: les années soixante, May - July 1994
Montreal, Galerie Simon Blais, Jean-Paul Riopelle: Au delà du all-over, June - August 2009


Yseult Riopelle and Tanguy Riopelle, Jean-Paul Riopelle Catalogue Raisonné Tome 3 1960-1965, Montreal 2014, cat. no. 1962.003H, p. 140, illustrated in color

Catalogue Note

"There is no abstraction or figuration: there is only expression and expressing oneself, it is about placing oneself in front of things. To abstract means to take away, to isolate, to separate whilst I try to do the contrary, to add, to approach, to link." Jean-Paul Riopelle

Contemporary Curated

New York