Jean-Paul Riopelle R.C.A.

Train de Nuit, 1957

oil on canvas
18x21.5 in.
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Riopelle Catalogue no. 1957.131H.1957

Provenance
Dominion Gallery, Montreal;
Mayberry Fine Art, Winnipeg

Exhibited
1967, Panorama de la peinture au Québec 1940-1966, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, cat. no. 96

Literature
Guy Robert, La Peinture au Québe depuis ses origins, Iconia, Montreal, 1978
Catalogue raisonée de Jean Paul Riopelle, vol. II, 1954-59, p. 278

Jean Paul Riopelle was born in 1923 in Montreal, Quebec. Interested in both art and drafting from an early age, Riopelle’s artistic endeavours were originally based in Academic-style still-life and landscape works He attended the Ecole des Beaux-Arts briefly before moving on to study at the École du Meuble in…