Sans titre (7 mouches à Marier)
Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923 - 2002)
Sans titre (7 mouches à Marier), v. 1984
Galerie Cosner au Ritz-Carlton Montréal
51 cm x 33 cm / 20'' x 13''
Signed lower right
Mixed media on background paper by Jean-Paul Riopelle created with the fishing flies of Léopold Marier.
Léopold '' Paul '' Marier is born in 1914 in Ste-Agathe-des-Monts, Québec. He was a Canadian fly fishing champion and a great creator of fishing flies of international reputation. He was a great friend of the artist Jean-Paul Riopelle and Gilles Vigneault.
It is to the honor of Mr. Léopold Marier that Jean-Paul Riopelle creates the series of prints Mouches à Marier in the 1980s as well as this mixed technique.
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