Testament de l'Oye

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Artist's book including six reproduction prints by Jean-Paul Riopelle and a text by Gilbert Érouart

Le testament de l'Oye (1990-1996)

by Jean Paul Riopelle

Numbered, '' Voirin'' paper, 77.5 x 57.5 cm

Atelier du livre de l'Imprimerie Nationale de Paris

Established in a home at Île aux Oies, Riopelle observes each year thousands of wild geese wandering from Behring Strait to California. For a few days, these geese stop on the shores of the St. Lawrence.

The box Le Testament de l’Oye represents the completion of the personnal world created by Jean Paul Riopelle about the wounded goose. The collaboration of the novelist Gilbert Erouart put words on the vision of the painter. They realize a series of lithographs grouped in a collection box.

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Jean-Paul Riopelle (1923 - 2002)

Testament de l'Oye, 1990-1996

  • Gallery

    Galerie Cosner au Ritz-Carlton Montréal

  • Medium


  • Time

    Post-War Canadian art

  • Dimensions

    Artwork dimensions: 80 cm x 60 cm / 31,5'' x 23,6'' Artword dimensions 96,5 x 71 cm / 36'' x 28,5''

  • Signed

    Signed by Jean-Paul Riopelle et Gilbert Erouart on front page

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