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

Riopelle - pm 33 1978 oc 4
Abstract composition 1955 wc 13

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PM 33, 1978

Technique: oil on canvas

Dimensions: 4.75x7 in.

Provenance
Acquavella Modern Art, Nevada;
Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton;
Private Collection

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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