International Art Auction

June 09 - 14, 2018

Online Auction
LOT 356
Karel Appel (1921-2006)
  • Karel Appel (1921-2006)
  • Karel Appel (1921-2006)
  • Karel Appel (1921-2006)

356

Karel Appel (1921-2006), Dutch

UNTITLED (HEAD WITH BIRDS AND CAT), REFLEX PERIOD, 1948

Ink on paper; signed and dated “48” lower right
Sheet 12.6 x 17.1 in — 32 x 43.5 cm
Contains material which may be subject to import/export regulation

Estimate $4,000-$6,000

Realised: $6,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Literature:

See M. Ragon, “Karel Appel the Early Years 1937-1957”, 1988, pgs. 184-185, figs. 370 and 371 for related examples of the same period;
See also:
Simon Vinkenoog, “L’Histoire de Karel Appel”, 1982, p. 114 for another related drawing illustrated

Provenance:

The artist;
Galerie W. Krooshof, Deventer, NL;
Peteer von Gerloff;
Petley-Jones Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.;
Allan M. Davis Collection, “M/No. ‘Euro’” stamp verso;
Private Collection, Abbotsford, B.C.