• Lot 285

    Karel Appel (DUTCH, 1921-2006)

    Batailles dans le printemps - Battle in spring

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    Karel Appel (DUTCH, 1921-2006)
    Batailles dans le printemps - Battle in spring
    signed and dated 'Appel/1960' (lower right), and signed and dated again, inscribed with title and inscribed 'New York' (on the stretcher)
    oil on canvas
    96.5 x 145.5 cm.


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    Provenance

    Martha Jackson Gallery, New York.


    Pre-Lot Text

    "My tube is like a rocket which describes its own space. What is happening I can not forsee: Painting, like passion, is an emotion full of truth and sings the living sound like the roar from the lions's chest".


    Exhibited

    New York, Martha Jackson Gallery, Karel Appel, 25 October- 19 November 1960, cat.no. 14 (ill.)