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Karel Appel
THE MELANCHOLIC GANGSTER AND THE OTHER ONE
Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 158,500 USD
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261
Karel Appel
THE MELANCHOLIC GANGSTER AND THE OTHER ONE
Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 158,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Karel Appel
1921 - 2006
THE MELANCHOLIC GANGSTER AND THE OTHER ONE
each panel signed and dated 63 on each panel; each panel signed and dated 1963 on the reverse
oil and assemblage of painted plastic toys on 2 attached canvases
64 by 104 1/2 in. 162.6 by 265.4 cm.
Executed in 1963, this work is registered in the Archive of the Karel Appel Foundation.
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Provenance

Marisa del Re Gallery, New York
Arij Gasiunsen Fine Art, Palm Beach
Acquired by the present owner from the above in 1991

Exhibited

Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Appel, June - August 1965, no. 121
Palm Beach, Arij Gasiunasen Fine Art and Marisa del Re Gallery, Selected Master Works by Karel Appel, March 1991, illustrated on the invitation card

Literature

Pierre Restany and Allen Ginsberg, Karel Appel - street art, ceramics, sculptures, wood reliefs, tapestries, murals, villa El Salvador, New York, 1985, no. 48, pp. 60-61, illustrated in color

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