International Art

June 09, 2009

LOT 137

Lot 137

Karel Appel (1921-2006)

Karel Appel (1921-2006)
Lot 137 Details
Karel Appel (1921-2006), Dutch


Acrylic on paper laid down on canvas; signed lower left, titled verso
8.5" x 12" — 21.6 x 30.5 cm.

Estimate $5,000-$7,000

Realised: $12,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Galerie Boulakia, Paris;
London Arts Group label verso


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 137

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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