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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

From the Author

First and foremost I owe thanks to my wife, Pnina. Thank you to Ersy Contogouris, Christine Poulin, and Annie Champagne. A special thank you to Sara Angel, Bruce V. Walter, and our anonymous sponsor. 

 

From the Art Canada Institute

The Art Canada Institute gratefully acknowledges the generosity of Bruce V. Walter and an anonymous donor, the Title Sponsors of this book.

 

The Art Canada Institute also extends its appreciation to the other sponsors of the 2019–2020 Canadian Online Art Book Project: Alexandra Bennett in memory of Jalynn Bennett, Cowley Abbott, Kiki and Ian Delaney, The Jay and Barabra Hennick Family Foundation, The Sabourin Family Foundation, and Scotiabank.

 

We also sincerely thank the Founding Sponsor for the Art Canada Institute: BMO Financial Group; and the Art Canada Institute Patrons: Marilyn and Charles Baillie, Butterfield Family Foundation,* Christopher Bredt and Jamie Cameron, David and Vivian Campbell,* Connor, Clark & Lunn Foundation, Albert E. Cummings,* the Fleck family,* Roger and Kevin Garland,* Glorious and Free Foundation,* Charlotte Gray and George Anderson, The Scott Griffin Foundation,* Jane Huh,* Lawson Hunter, Gershon Iskowitz Foundation,* Alan and Patricia Koval Foundation, Phil Lind,* Nancy McCain and Bill Morneau,* Alistair Mitchell, John O’Brian, Gerald Sheff and Shanitha Kachan,* Stephen Smart,* Nalini and Tim Stewart,* Tina Tehranchian, and Robin and David Young.*

We thank our Lead Benefactors: Alexandra Baillie, Alexandra Bennett and the Jalynn Bennett Family Foundation,* Grant and Alice Burton, Kiki and Ian Delaney,* Jon S. and Lyne Dellandrea,* Michelle Koerner and Kevin Doyle,* Sarah and Tom Milroy,* Partners in Art,* Sandra L. Simpson,* Pam and Michael Stein,* and Sara and Michael Angel.*

 

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The ACI gratefully acknowledges the support and assistance of Archives de Montréal (Agnieszka Prycik); Acquavella Galleries (Emily Crowley); Center for Creative Photography (Leigh Grissom); Fondation Gandur pour l’Art (Adeline Lafontaine); Galerie Maeght (Isabelle Maeght and Morgane Garden); Galerie Simon Blais (Simon Blais and Virginie Dumont); Heffel Fine Art Auction House (Lauren Kratzer and Molly Tonken); Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (Julia L. Murphy); Joan Mitchell Foundation (Andrew Beccone); La Presse newspaper; Lévy Gorvy Gallery (Amelia Brown and Mala Yamey); Mayberry Fine Art (Melissa Poliah); Miriam Shiell Fine Art (Simon Bentley); M.R.C. de la Vallée-du-Richelieu (Caroline Cloutier); Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal (Pascale Tremblay); Musée d’art de Joliette (Nathalie Galego); Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Linda-Anne d’Anjou and Marie-Claude Saia); National Gallery of Canada (Raven Amiro); McCord Museum (Anne-Frédérique Beaulieu); Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (Véronique Greaves and Nathalie Thibault); Museum Ludwig; Power Corporation of Canada (Paul Maréchal); Rheinisches Bildarchiv (Cathleen Walther and Sabrina Walz); Sam Francis Foundation (Beth Ann Whittaker-Williams); Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (Susan Wamsley); Winchester Galleries (Linda Hensellek); and Claude Bergeron, Sophie Bisson, Champlain Charest, Ninon Gauthier, Paul Litherland, Édouard Lombard, Heidi Meister, Line-Sylvie Perron, Yseult Riopelle, Pierre Rochette, and Marie Saint-Pierre.

 


 

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Credits for Works by Jean Paul Riopelle

 

First owl (Hibou premier), 1939–41, oil on canvas cardboard, 40.5 x 30 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Collection of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City, gift of the Jean Paul Riopelle Estate (2003.56). Photo credit: Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Idra Labrie
Untitled (Pastoral Scene) (Sans titre [Scène pastorale]), v.1940, oil on cardboard, 23.3 x 30.6 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, gift of Lise Kelly (2009.31). Photo credit: MMFA, Christine Guest. 

Untitled (Winter Landscape) (Sans titre [Paysage d’hiver]), c.1941, oil on canvas board, 45.5 x 60.8 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, gift of Martin Gauvreau (2004.141). Photo credit: National Gallery of Canada, Christine Guest. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019).

Still Life with Violin (Nature morte au violon), 1941, oil on canvas mounted on cardboard, 35.8 x 27.5 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, gift of Martin Gauvreau (2004.142). Photo credit: MMFA, Christine Guest.

Very Still Life (Nature bien morte), 1942, oil on canvas, 42 x 61 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Private collection. Photo credit: Archives of the Catalogue raisonné of Jean Paul Riopelle.

Mont-Royal, c.1943, oil on canvas mounted on cardboard, 30.4 x 35.7 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, gift of Françoise Riopelle (2004.263). Photo credit: MMFA, Brian Merrett.
Saint-Fabien, 1944, oil on canvas attached to cardboard, 30.4 x 41 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Collection of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City, purchase (1978.410). Photo credit: MNBAQ, Idra Labrie.
Ontario, December 9 (Ontario, 9 décembre), 1945, enamel on canvas, 86.5 x 106.1 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Collection of the Charest family. Courtesy of Champlain Charest and Marie Saint Pierre. Photo credit: Paul Litherland.

Decalcomania no. 1 (Décalcomanie no 1), 1946, decalcomania, oil on paper, 21.5 x 28 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, gift of Gabrielle Borduas (Dr.1989.1). Photo credit: MMFA, Brian Merrett.

Gypsy (Gitan), 1946, oil on paper, 28 x 21.5 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Private collection. Photo credit: Archives of the Catalogue raisonné of Jean Paul Riopelle.
Versombreuse, 1946, decalcomania, oil on paper, 28 x 22 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Private collection. Photo credit: Archives of the Catalogue raisonné of Jean Paul Riopelle.
Mother Liquors (Eaux-mères), 1947, ink on paper, 27.5 x 45.5 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Private collection. Photo credit: Paul Litherland. 
Within the Four Walls of the Wind, I’m Listening—Nadaka (Entre les quatre murs du vent, j’écoute—Nadaka), 1947, oil on canvas, 76 x 92 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Private collection. Photo credit: Archives of the Catalogue raisonné of Jean Paul Riopelle.
Hochelaga, 1947, oil on canvas, 60 × 73 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Power Corporation of Canada Art Collection, Montreal. Courtesy of Power Corporation of Canada.

Nature’s Parachutes (19.47) (Parachutes végétaux [19.47]), 1947, oil on canvas, 81.8 x 109.7 cm, by Paul-Émile Borduas, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (4911), purchased in 1948. Photo credit: National Gallery of Canada. © Paul-Émile Borduas Estate.

Untitled (Composition, 1947) (Sans titre [Composition, 1947]), 1947, pen and black ink with coloured ink wash on wove paper, 22.8 x 30.5 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (14924). Photo credit: National Gallery of Canada.
City of No Words – The Wood Hive (Cité sans parole—La ruche du bois), 1948, watercolour and ink on paper, 24.6 x 34.4 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Private collection. Photo credit: Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal.
Untitled (Stroll) (Sans titre [Promenade]), 1949, oil on canvas, 81.1 x 100.1 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Collection of the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal. Photo credit: Richard-Max Tremblay.
Untitled (Sans titre), 1949–50, oil on canvas, 35 x 27 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Private collection. Photo credit: Archives of the Catalogue raisonné of Jean Paul Riopelle.
Spain (Espagne), 1951, oil on canvas, 150 x 232 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Collection of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City, purchased with a special contribution from the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec, a grant from the Department of Canadian Heritage under the Cultural Property Export and Import Act, and contributions from the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, the Fondation and the Amis du Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (2001.02). Photo credit: MNBAQ, Idra Labrie.
Reproduction of Jean Paul Riopelle’s Sans titre (Untitled), 1949–50, on the poster catalogue of the exhibition Confronted Vehemences (Véhémences confrontées), 1951. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Archives of the Catalogue raisonné of Jean Paul Riopelle. Photographer unknown.
Untitled (Composition) (Sans titre [Composition]), 1952, gouache on paper, 25 x 35.2 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Collection of the Musée d’art de Joliette, Quebec, anonymous gift (1982.038). Photo credit: Musée d’art de Joliette.
Blue Night (La nuit bleue), 1953, oil on canvas, 114 x 194.9 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (53.1374). Photo credit: Courtesy of Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.
Tribute to Robert the Evil One (Hommage à Robert le Diabolique), 1953, oil on canvas, 200 x 282 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Fondation Gandur pour l’Art, Geneva, Switzerland (FGA-BA-RIOPE-0003). Photo credit: Courtesy of Fondation Gandur pour l’Art, Sandra Pointet.
Untitled (Sans titre), 1953, coloured ink on wove paper, 74.5 x 107.4 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (39742). Photo credit: National Gallery of Canada. 
Austria III (Autriche III), 1954, oil on canvas, 200 x 300.7 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, purchase, Horsley and Annie Townsend bequest (1963.1395). Photo credit: MMFA, Denis Farley.
Composition, 1954, oil on canvas, 81.3 x 99,1 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Private collection, Toronto. Photo credit: Courtesy of Mayberry Fine Art, Toronto. 
Pavane (Tribute to the Water Lilies) (Pavane [Hommage aux Nymphéas]), 1954, oil on canvas, 300 x 550.2 cm (triptych). © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (15038.1-3). Photo credit: National Gallery of Canada.
Saint-Anthon, 1954, oil on canvas, 248 × 388 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Private collection, New York. Courtesy of Acquavella Galleries, New York. Photo credit: Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec.
The Wheel (Cold Dog—Indian Summer) (La roue [Cold Dog—Indian Summer]), 1954-1955, oil on canvas, 250 x 331 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, purchase, with a special grant from the Government of Quebec (2001.163). Photo credit: MMFA, Denis Farley.
Encounter (Rencontre), 1956, oil on canvas, 100 x 81 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany (ML 76/2998). Photo credit: Rheinisches Bildarchiv, Sabrina Walz, rba_d024692.
Beyond (Par-delà), 1961, oil on canvas, 89 x 116 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Private collection. Photo credit: Archives of the Catalogue raisonné of Jean Paul Riopelle.
Untitled (Sans titre), 1964, oil on canvas, 276.4 x 214.5 cm (panel A); 275.5 x 214.7 cm (panel B); 275.5 x 214.5 cm (panel C). © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966 (66.4268). Photo credit: Courtesy of Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Cathy Carver. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019).
Untitled (Sans titre), 1965, oil on canvas, 65.5 diameter. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, gift of Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh, Ottawa, 1997, in honor of Shirley L. Thomson (7269). Photo credit: National Gallery of Canada.
Sawed Spikes (Épis sciés), 1967, lithograph collage mounted on canvas, 180 x 131.5 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Galerie Maeght, Paris. Photo credit: Courtesy of Galerie Maeght.
Verb Herb (Verbe Herbe), 1967, collage on canvas, 129.5 x 95.3 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Private collection. Photo credit: Archives of the Catalogue raisonné of Jean Paul Riopelle. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019).
Owl—Jet Black (Hibou—Jet Black), 1969, oil on canvas, 72.4 x 59.7 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Private collection. Photo credit: Courtesy Heffel Fine Art Auction House.
Untitled (Sans titre), 1969, pastel on paper, 50 x 65.5 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Photo credit: Courtesy of Galerie Simon Blais, Montreal.
Owl A (Hibou A), 1969–70 (cast in bronze c.1974), bronze, 1/4, 143 x 93 x 74 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Collection of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City, gift of the Marc Bellemare (2015.900). Photo credit: Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Idra Labrie.
Owl-Rock (Hibou-Roc), 1969–70 (cast in bronze 2010), bronze and leftover wax, 2/8, 54.8 x 44 x 27.3 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Private collection, Winnipeg. Photo credit: Courtesy Mayberry Fine Art Gallery, Winnipeg.
The Joust (La Joute ), 1969–70 (cast in bronze c.1974), bronze, 380 cm high x 1,240 cm in diameter (approximate dimensions). © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Collection of the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, collective gift of doctors Michel Bovo, Champlain Charest, Simon Charlebois, Hubert Grégoire, Michel Lafortune, André G. Légaré, Henri Martin, Halim Mheir, Pierre C. Millette, Alexis Pagacz, and Claude Vallée. Photo credit: Richard-Max Tremblay.
The Tower (La Tour), 1969–74 (cast in bronze c.1974), bronze, 1/4, 143 x 93 x 74 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Collection of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City, purchased with a gift from Pierre Lassonde and a group of benefactors (2004.418). Photo credit: Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Idra Labrie. 
Owl VII (Hibou VII), 1970, lithograph, 42/75, 76 x 54 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Collection of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City, gift of Yvon M. Tardif (1998.85). Photo credit: MNBAQ, Patrick Altman. 
The Owls (Les Hiboux), 1970, lithograph, 44/75, 76.4 x 109.9 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Collection of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City, gift of Yvon M. Tardif (1998.89). Photo credit: MNBAQ, Patrick Altman.
Homage to Grey Owl (Hommage à Grey Owl), 1970, oil on canvas, 299.5 x 400 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, gift of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (2001.184). Photo credit: MMFA, Christine Guest. 
Avatac, 1971, acrylic on lithograph mounted on canvas, 160 x 448 cm (quadripartite). © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Galerie Maeght, Paris. Photo credit: Courtesy of Galerie Maeght.
Iceberg No. 1 (Iceberg no1), 1977, oil on canvas, 250 x 500 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Private collection. Photo credit: National Gallery of Canada, Christine Guest.
The Goose Hunt III (Chasse aux oies III), 1981, lithograph on paper, 64.8 x 77.5 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Private collection. Photo credit: Archives of the Catalogue raisonné of Jean Paul Riopelle.
Blue Geese (Les oies bleues), 1981, lithograph, 50.1 x 66 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Private collection. Photo credit: Courtesy of Winchester Galleries, Victoria.
Tribute to Duchamp (Tribute to Maurice Richard) (Hommage à Duchamp [Hommage à Maurice Richard]), 1990, mixed technique on plywood (recto), 203.2 x 91.4 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Collection of the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, gift of Mr. Maurice Richard. Photo credit: Richard-Max Tremblay. 
Tribute to Rosa Luxemburg (Hommage à Rosa Luxemburg), 1992, acrylic and spray paint on canvas, 155 x 1,424 cm (1st element); 155 x 1,247 cm (2nd element); 155 x 1,368 cm (3nd element). © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Collection of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City, gift of the artist (1996.96). Photo credit: MNBAQ, Idra Labrie. 
The Happy Isle (L’Isle heureuse), 1992, mixed technique on two wood panels, 154.3 x 203.2 cm. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Private collection. Photo credit: Archives of the Catalogue raisonné of Jean Paul Riopelle.

 

Credits for Photographs and Works by Other Artists

 

Mosaic with doves at the House of the Faun, Pompeii, second century BCE. Photo credit: Wikicommons, Berthold Werner, CC BY-SA 3.0.
The Virgin and Child with Saint Catherine and a Shepherd, known as The Madonna of the Rabbit, c.1525–30, oil on canvas, 71 x 87 cm, by Titian. Musée du Louvre, Paris. Photo credit: Angèle Dequier.
The Invention of Painting, c.1674, by Johann Jacob von Sandrart. This print is reproduced in the original edition of L’Academia Todesca della Architectura, Scultura & Pittura: Oder Teutsche Academie der Edlen Bau-Bild-und Mahlerey-Künste, Francfort-sur-le-Main, Nürnberg, 1674–1679, and in a later version published by J.J. Volkmann, Francfort-sur-le-Main, Nürnberg, 1768–1775.
Cheval arabe blanc-gris (Study of a Dapple Grey), c.1812, oil on canvas, 60 x 73 cm, by Théodore Géricault. Musée des beaux-arts de Rouen (850.3.1). Photo credit: Wikicommons.
The Third of May 1808 in Madrid, or The Executions”, 1814, oil on canvas, 268 x 347 cm, by Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes. Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid (P000749). Photo credit: Wikicommons.
Self-Portrait (Portrait de l’artiste), 1889, oil on canvas, 65 x 54.5 cm, by Vincent van Gogh. Musée d’Orsay, Paris. Photo credit: © Musée d’Orsay 2006-2019.
Water Lilies (Les Nymphéas), 1920–26, oil on canvas, 219 x 602 cm, by Claude Monet. Musée de l’Orangerie, Paris. Photo credit: Wikicommons, The Yorck Project.
A figure known as the “little finger” or “anus.” Image from Report of the Canadian Arctic Expedition 1913–1918, part B: Eskimo String Figures by Diamond Jenness. Ottawa: F.A.A. Acland, 1924, p. 26. 
Jean Paul Riopelle on his return from fishing, c.1928. Photographer unknown. Archives of the Catalogue raisonné of Jean Paul Riopelle.
Monument à la gloire des Patriotes (Monument to the Patriots), 1937, granite and bronze, 563.9 x 78.7 cm, by Henri Bisson. MRC de la Vallée du Richelieu, Quebec. Courtesy of Sophie Bisson. Photo credit: Bergeron Gagnon Inc., 2012. © Henri Bisson Estate (2019).
Jean Paul Riopelle painting in Saint-Fabien-sur-Mer, c.1944. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Photograph by Françoise Riopelle. Archives of the Catalogue raisonné of Jean Paul Riopelle.
Perron, Maurice, First collective Exhibition of the Automatistes, photo from the layout of the Refus global manifesto, 1946. Gelatin silver print, 5.9 x 10.2 cm. Collection of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Maurice Perron fonds (1999.205.02). © Courtesy of Line-Sylvie Perron. 
Tumult with a Tense Jaw (Tumulte à la mâchoire crispée), 1946, oil on canvas, 76.8 x 89.3 cm, by Marcel Barbeau. Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal. Photo credit: © Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City. © Courtesy of Ninon Gauthier and Fondation Marcel Barbeau (2019).
Cover of the Surrealist manifesto Rupture inaugurale (1947). Paris: Éditions surréalistes, 1947.

Perron, Maurice, Mousseau-Riopelle exhibition at Muriel Guilbault’s apartment, 1947. Gelatin silver print, 25.5 x 25.5 cm. Collection of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Maurice Perron fonds (1999.205.02). © Courtesy of Line-Sylvie Perron.

Perron, Maurice, Françoise Lespérance Riopelle, c.1947. Gelatin silver print, 34.3 x 23.8 cm. Collection of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Maurice Perron fonds (1999.145). © Courtesy of Line-Sylvie Perron.
Perron, Maurice, Jean Paul Riopelle, c.1947. Gelatin silver print, 34.3 x 27.3 cm. Collection of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Maurice Perron fonds (1999.14 2). © Courtesy of Line-Sylvie Perron.
Perron, Maurice, Second collective Exhibition of the Automatistes at the Gauvreau home, 75 Sherbrooke Street West, February 1947. Black-and-white negative, 6.5 x 11 cm. Collection of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Maurice Perron fonds (P35.S7.Pd). © Courtesy of Line-Sylvie Perron.
Jean Paul Riopelle and Pierre Gauvreau, cover page of the manifesto Refus global (Total Refusal), 1948, ink on paper, 21.5 x 18.5 cm. Paul-Émile Borduas and other signatories, Refus global, Saint-Hilaire, Éditions Mithra-Mythe, 1948. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate and Pierre Gauvreau Estate / SOCAN (2019). Photo credit: Courtesy of Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto.
Number 1A, 1948, oil and enamel on canvas, 172.7 x 264.2 cm, by Jackson Pollock. © Pollock-Krasner Foundation / SOCAN (2019).
Jackson Pollock in 1950, working on his painting Autumn Rhythm, 1950. © Pollock-Krasner Foundation / SOCAN (2019). Photograph by Hans Namuth. Courtesy of Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona. © Hans Namuth Estate, 1991.
Number 8, 1950, enamel and aluminum painting on canvas mounted on fibreboard, 142.5 x 99 cm, by Jackson Pollock. © Pollock-Krasner Foundation / SOCAN (2019).Private collection.
Jean Paul Riopelle in his studio on rue Durantin, Paris, in 1952. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Photograph by John Craven. Archives of the Catalogue raisonné of Jean Paul Riopelle.
Jean Paul Riopelle in his studio on rue Durantin, Paris, in 1952. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Photograph by John Craven.
The Lyrical Abstraction group in 1953. Photograph by Denise Colomb. © Denise Colomb - RMN - Gestion droit d’auteur.
Jean Paul Riopelle and Georges Duthuit in 1954 in front of Pavane (Tribute to the Water Lilies) (Pavane [Hommage aux Nymphéas]). © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Photographer unknown. Archives of the Catalogue raisonné of Jean Paul Riopelle.
Fourth Avenue, 1957, oil on canvas, 152.4 x 152.4 cm, by Georges Mathieu. © Georges Mathieu Estate / SOCAN (2019). Photo credit: Christie’s.
Sam Francis with Jean Paul Riopelle on his Peugeot motorcycle in Paris, 1953. © 2019 Sam Francis Foundation, California / SOCAN, Montreal / Artists Rights Society. Courtesy of Sam Francis Foundation, California. Photograph by Carol Haerer.
Joan Mitchell and Jean Paul Riopelle in their studio / apartment on rue Frémicourt in Paris, in 1963. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Courtesy of Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec and Heidi Meister. Photo credit: Heidi Meister, 2019.
Girolata, 1964, oil on canvas, 258.4 x 481.6 cm, by Joan Mitchell. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966 (66.3581). Courtesy of Joan Mitchell Foundation. Photo credit: Courtesy of Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Cathy Carver. © Joan Mitchell Estate (2019).
Pierre Matisse and Jean Paul Riopelle on the Côte d’Azur, France, c.1964, photographer unknown. Archives of the Catalogue raisonné of Jean Paul Riopelle.
Exterior staircases on de Lorimier Avenue, between Laurier Avenue and Rachel Street, June 27, 1967, Archives de la Ville de Montréal (VM94-A0454-003).
The Joust (La Joute), 1969–70 (cast c.1974), bronze, 380 cm high, 1,240 cm in diameter (approximate dimensions), © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Installed at the Montreal Stade Olympic, photograph by Claudette Desjardins. 
Henri Bisson, c.1973. Private collection. Courtesy of Sophie Bisson. Studio Beaulac, photographe enrg.
Sketch (Esquisse), 1973, 1973, charcoal, chalk and sanguine on paper, 27.5 x 20.6 cm, by Henri Bisson. Private collection. Courtesy of Sophie Bisson. © Henri Bisson Estate (2019).

Jean Paul Riopelle in the Far North in July 1977. Photograph by Claude Duthuit. Archives of the Catalogue raisonné of Jean Paul Riopelle.

Jean Paul Riopelle on the occasion of the exhibition Riopelle, paintings, prints (Riopelle, peintures, estampes) held at the Musée des beaux-arts and at the Hôtel d’Escoville in Caen, France, in 1984. Photograph by P. Victor. Archives of the Catalogue raisonné of Jean Paul Riopelle.
Jean Paul Riopelle in Paris, 1985. Photograph by Michel Nguyen. © Michel Nguyen.
Harpoon model (avataq) made by Nunavimmiut (or Nunavik Inuit), c.1900–09. Photo credit: Musée McCord, Peter Berra, 2006. © Musée McCord, Montréal (L51.30.1-4).
Jean Paul Riopelle and Maurice Richard, March 29, 1990. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Photograph by Pierre McGann (La Presse). 
Jean Paul Riopelle in his studio on Île-aux-Oies in 1992, executing a preparatory work for Tribute to Rosa Luxemburg (Hommage à Rosa Luxemburg), 1992. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Photograph from the catalogue Jean-Paul Riopelle: Œuvres vives. Michel Tétrault, ed. Montreal: Michel Tétrault Art International, 1993.
Cover of the catalogue of the exhibition Jean-Paul Riopelle: des visions d’Amérique (Jean-Paul Riopelle: Visions of America), Robert Bernier, ed. Montreal: Éditions de l’Homme, 1997. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019).
Cover of the Catalogue raisonné de Jean Paul Riopelle, vol. 1, 1939–1953. Yseult Riopelle, ed. Montreal: Hibou Éditeurs, 1999. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019).
Cover of the catalogue of the exhibition Riopelle: Impressions sans fin, Collective, Quebec, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, 2005. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019).
View of Tribute to Rosa Luxemburg (L’Hommage à Rosa Luxemburg), 1992, in the Gérard-Morisset pavilion of the Musée du Québec, Quebec City (now the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec), May 2000. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Collection of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec. Photo credit: Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Idra Labrie.
Greater Snow Geese at Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area, Quebec, 2007. © Pierre Rochette (2019).
Cover of the catalogue of the exhibition Riopelle: Grands Formats (Riopelle: Large Formats) from September 17 to October 23, 2009, Acquavella Galleries, New York. Courtesy of Acquavella Galleries. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019).
Cover of the catalogue of the exhibition Jean Paul Riopelle: The Artist's Materials, Marie-Claude Corbeil, Kate Helwig and Jennifer Poulin, Los Angeles, Getty Conservation Institute, 2011. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019).
Cover of the Catalogue raisonné de Jean Paul Riopelle, vol. 4, 1966–1971. Yseult Riopelle and Tanguy Riopelle, eds. Montreal: Hibou Éditeurs, 2014. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019).
View of Tribute to Rosa Luxemburg (L’Hommage à Rosa Luxemburg), 1992, in the Pierre Lassonde pavilion of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City, c.2016. © Jean Paul Riopelle Estate / SOCAN (2019). Collection of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec. Photo credit: Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Idra Labrie.

 

Book Credits

 

Publisher
Sara Angel

 

Executive Editor and Associate Publisher
Michael Rattray

 

French Editorial Director
Annie Champagne

 

Web and Layout Director
Simone Wharton

 

Senior Proofreader

Patricia Treble

 

Translator 

Christine Poulin 

 

French Copyeditor 

Annie Champagne 

 

French Proofreader 

Ginette Jubinville 

 

Senior Image Research Associate 

Stephanie Burdzy 

 

Image Research Associates 

Josée Desforges 

 

English Layout Associate

Steven Boyle 

 

Digital Image Specialist 

Maegan Hill-Carroll 

 

Design Template 

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Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication 

 

Title: Jean Paul Riopelle : life & work / François-Marc Gagnon ; translated by Christine Poulin.
Other titles: Jean Paul Riopelle. English
Names: Gagnon, François Marc, 1935- author. | Riopelle, Jean Paul. Works. Selections. | Art Canada 
   Institute, issuing body.
Description: Translation of: Jean Paul Riopelle.
Identifiers: Canadiana 20190203293 | ISBN 9781487102166 (HTML) | ISBN 9781487102173 (PDF)
Subjects: LCSH: Riopelle, Jean Paul. | LCSH: Riopelle, Jean Paul—Criticism and interpretation. | 
   LCSH: Painters—Québec (Province)—Biography. | LCGFT: Biographies.
Classification: LCC ND249.R5 G3413 2019 | DDC 759.114—dc23

 

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