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"Il Pagliacci (From the Metropolitan Opera II Suite) 1984" by Karel Appel - Well Priced $2,700
Il Pagliacci (From the Metropolitan Opera II Suite) 1984 Limited Edition Print by Karel Appel
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Karel Appel

"Il Pagliacci (From the Metropolitan Opera II Suite) 1984"

1984
  • Limited Edition Print : Lithograph on Paper

    Size : 30x22 in  |  76x56 cm
    Framed : 33x44 in  |  84x112 cm
    Edition : From the edition of 250

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Hand SignedLower Left in White 
Condition Excellent 
Framed with PlexiglassGold Inner Accent, Black And Gold Wood Frame 
Purchased fromGallery 1980 
Provenance / HistoryCircle Fine Arts NYC 
Story / Additional InfoSame numbered Chia and Appel from Met series also available 
Certificate of AuthenticityArt Brokerage 
LID96565
Karel Appel - Netherlands

Karel Appel. Dutch. 1921-2006. Appel was an influential Dutch painter whose figurative abstractions employed expressive colors and forms. Like Jean Dubuffet, Appel found inspiration in the artwork of children and the rejection of sophisticated aesthetic tastes. “Painting, like passion, is an emotion full of truth and rings a living sound, like the roar coming from the lion's breast,” he reflected. “To paint is to destroy what preceded. I never try to make a painting, but a chunk of life.” Born on April 25, 1921 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, he went on to study at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten and had his first solo exhibition in 1946. Inspired by the work of Paul Klee and Joan Miró, Appel began experimenting with a rudimentary approach of describing subject matter reminiscent of folk art. In 1948, he helped form the CoBrA group (an acronym for the cities the artists were from: Copenhagen, Brussels, and Amsterdam), along with Asger Jorn, Constant, Corneille and others who were united in their rejection of rationalism and geometric abstraction. Following the dissolution of CoBrA in 1952, Appel joined Art Informel, another collection of abstract artists which included Michel Tapié and Henri Michaux. Through the following decades the artist continued his engagement with painterly expression and was the subject of several solo exhibitions. He died on May 3, 2006 in Zürich, Switzerland. Appel’s works are presently held in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Art Institute of Chicago, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Listings wanted. Check out our new sister site. Bluechipartbrokerage.com

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