London, South Kensington
2 April 2008
Karel Appel (1921-2006)
signed and dated 'appeL 78' (lower left)
acrylic on paper laid down on canvas
22½ x 30¼in. (57.7 x 76.9cm.)
Executed in 1978
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Mr J W Nieuwenhuizen Segaar, dated July 2007, and numbered 070704.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Ahead of an online sale that honours their close bond, Meredith Etherington-Smith traces the roots of a 40-year collaboration
The artist tells us about his meticulous recreation of a child’s toy in a work that became an instant icon when it debuted at the Whitney Museum in New York in 2014