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Karel Appel

Femme, 1969

Oil on canvas
31 1/2 × 25 3/5 in
80 × 65 cm
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Finarte

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This lot is subject to Artists Resale Rights

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Signed on the front: Appel Signed, dated and titled on the reverse: Appel, 1969 Femme
Karel Appel
Dutch, 1921–2006
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A founder of the CoBrA association of painters, Karel Appel rendered expressionist canvases with vibrant color, violent brushwork, and thick application of impasto paint. The artist derived much inspiration from primitive art and children’s drawings, and was influenced by contemporaries such as Jean Dubuffet, the major exponent of Art Brut. Though Appel is primarily known for his paintings that combine elements of both figuration and of abstraction, the artist also experimented with relief paintings, sculpture, and design.

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About the work
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This lot is subject to Artists Resale Rights

Signature
Signed on the front: Appel Signed, dated and titled on the reverse: Appel, 1969 Femme
Karel Appel
Dutch, 1921–2006
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A founder of the CoBrA association of painters, Karel Appel rendered expressionist canvases with vibrant color, violent brushwork, and thick application of impasto paint. The artist derived much inspiration from primitive art and children’s drawings, and was influenced by contemporaries such as Jean Dubuffet, the major exponent of Art Brut. Though Appel is primarily known for his paintings that combine elements of both figuration and of abstraction, the artist also experimented with relief paintings, sculpture, and design.

Karel Appel

Femme, 1969

Oil on canvas
31 1/2 × 25 3/5 in
80 × 65 cm
Bidding closed
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