signed; titled and variously inscribed on the stretcher
oil on canvas
65.5 by 54.6 cm. 25 7/8 by 21 3/8 in.
Executed in 1973.
Galerie Pierre Matisse, New York
Galerie Raymond Dreyfus, Paris (acquired from the above in 1999)
Robert Sandelson, London
Acquired from the above by the present owner
New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Riopelle - Paintings from 1970-1973 and the The Roi de Thulé Series, 1973, October 1974, n.p., no. 15, illustrated in colour