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Karel Appel

Untitled (Chelsea People Series), 1971

Oil on canvas
30 3/10 × 15 in
77 × 38 cm
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cm 77x38
Signed and dated 71 lower left

cm 77x38
Signed and dated 71 lower left

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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cm 77x38
Signed and dated 71 lower left

cm 77x38
Signed and dated 71 lower left

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

Untitled (Chelsea People Series), 1971

Oil on canvas
30 3/10 × 15 in
77 × 38 cm
Bidding closed
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