17 June 2009
Karel Appel (DUTCH, 1921-2006)
signed 'Appel' (lower right)
oilstick and acrylic on thick laid paper laid down on cardboard
138 x 212 cm.
Painted in 1984.
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André Verdet, Frédéric de Towarnicki, Propos en Liberté de Karel Appel, Éditions Galilé, Paris 1985, p. 44-45. (ill., mirrored)
Knokke-Zoute, Gallery Guy Pieters, Karel Appel, June 5-July 5 1988, cat.no. 28. (ill.)
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