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LOT 48

Lot 48

Karel Appel (1921-2006)

Karel Appel (1921-2006)
Lot 48 Details
Karel Appel (1921-2006), Dutch


Colour lithograph on Arches watermarked paper; signed and numbered "e.a." in pencil to margin. Aside from the edition numbered “e.a.” also with Roman numerals numbered “EA /XXX” (or 30 EA Proofs)
Image/Sheet 25.1 ins x 18.3 ins; 63.8 cms x 46.6 cms; 28.5 ins x 20.7 ins; 72.5 cms x 52.7 cms

Estimate $700-$900

Realised: $840
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Karel Appel (1921-2006)
  • Karel Appel (1921-2006)
  • Karel Appel (1921-2006)

Private Collection, Toronto


A print of this edition, also numbered “e.a.,” was sold as “Untitled” at Christie's Amsterdam on September 19, 2006, Lot 595 and another sold at Winterberg Kunst on February 18, 2011, Lot 41, as “Composition sur Fond Bleu, Circa 1967.” It was signed and numbered “EA XVI/XXX” (30 artist’s EA proofs).


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LOT 48

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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