Karel Appel, The Netherlands, c. 1970

Artist: Karel Appel (1921 - 2006)
Title:The Netherlands, c. 1970
Medium:Hand-Woven Synthetic Fiber Tapestry
Image Size:DIMENSIONS: 82 in x 61 in (208.3 cm x 154.9 cm)
Signature:Woven signature 'Appel' in the lower right corner in black.
Condition:This work is in great good condition, colors vary slightly depending on direction of pile.
ID #w-4761
$15,000 $12,000

Historical Description

Karel Appel The Netherlands, c. 1970; Whimsical in nature, the exuberant application of color captures a quality of spontaneity and experimentation in this captivating tapestry. An ode to the Netherlands, Appel’s home, one senses his identity in his bold artistic statement. While we cannot pinpoint the exact nature of these figures, Appel prompts us to search for hidden meanings within his colorful lines and patches of bold color.

Created c. 1970, this hand-woven synthetic fiber tapestry has the woven signature 'Appel’ in the lower right corner in black.

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Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany Karel Appel The Netherlands, c. 1970.

Subject Matter: Romantic Classic Under $15k