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Karel Appel (1921-2006)

Karel Appel (1921-2006)

Painter, Sculptor, Graphic artist, Ceramist, Draftsman

Karel APPEL (Amsterdam 1921 - Zurich 2006)

Karel Appel: The Colorful Visionary of Modern Art

Born on April 25, 1921, Karel Appel was a renowned Dutch painter and sculptor who enriched the art world with his unique vision and vibrant creations. As a co-founder of the influential Cobra movement, Appel played a pivotal role in shaping the modern art scene.
Appel's artworks are a feast for the senses. His paintings sparkle with bright colors and dynamic shapes that evoke a sense of joy and spontaneity. His approach is often characterized by a childlike playfulness and lack of restraint, which allowed him to feel free to express his emotions and imagination on canvas.

Abstract and figurative elements flow together seamlessly in his creations. His powerful brush strokes and expressive lines convey a sense of movement and vitality. Appel's work is an invitation to see the world through the eyes of an artist guided by inner impulses and a desire to capture the soul of the subject.

His artistic journey spanned several decades and included paintings, sculptures and graphic arts. His legacy lives on in museums and galleries around the world, where admirers can experience his ability to push the boundaries of art.
Karel Appel's creative legacy is a celebration of colour, freedom and the rich complexity of human existence. His artworks inspire and continue to be an invitation to everyone to approach the world with a sense of wonder and spontaneity.
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Buy Karel Appel - Kleurenlitho: L'apres midi d'un signe sur la plage de l'ecole? Bid from 1295!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch Kleurenlitho: The afternoon of a sign on the school beach
Technique Lithograph
Dimensions 61.5 x 81.5 cm (h x w)
Signed Hand signed
Support Paper
Starting bid
€1,295
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Buy Karel Appel - 2 boeken: biografie 2000 (>576 pag.) & Cobra hardcover1988? Bid from 50!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch 2 books: biography 2000 (>576 pages) & Cobra hardcover 1988
Technique Soft cover
Dimensions 23 x 15 cm (h x w)
Starting bid
€50
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Buy Karel Appel - 'Shaman' mooi gelijst? Bid from 995!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch 'Shaman' beautifully framed
Technique Lithograph
Dimensions 80 x 64 cm (h x w)
Signed Hand signed
Support Paper
Framed Framed
Current bid
€995
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Buy Karel Appel - Dancing girl ,face,big head comming down? Bid from 1100!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch Big head Coming down
Technique Ceramic
Dimensions 5 x 50 x 5 cm (h x w x d)
Signed Unsigned/Print signed
Starting bid
€1,100
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Buy Karel Appel - Kleurenlitho HAPPY CAT? Bid from 125!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch Color lithograph HAPPY CAT
Technique Lithograph
Dimensions 64 x 82 cm (h x w)
Signed Unsigned/Print signed
Starting bid
€125
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Buy Karel Appel - Kleuren litho: Animal? Bid from 650!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch framed etching: Groningen landscape with pollarded ash and young alder (neat frame!)
Technique Lithograph
Dimensions 55 x 73 cm (h x w)
Signed Hand signed
Support Paper
Starting bid
€650
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Buy Karel Appel - Uitgave van 3 boeken (met Fritz Pitz de fotograaf Deel 1)? Bid from 50!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch Edition of 3 books
Technique Soft cover
Dimensions 25.5 x 17 cm (h x w)
Starting bid
€50
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Buy Karel Appel - Pepie en Jaco GENUMMERD!!? Bid from 150!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch Pepe and Jaco
Technique Soft cover
Dimensions 33.5 x 25.5 cm (h x w)
Starting bid
€150
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Buy Karel Appel - -Christian Dotremont-Het licht en de lucht lachen? Bid from 1500!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch The light and the sky laugh
Technique Silkscreen
Dimensions 62 x 77 cm (h x w)
Signed Hand signed
Support Handmade Paper
Starting bid
€1,500
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Buy Karel Appel - 'Tête', ingelijst? Bid from 955!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch Tete (beautifully framed)
Technique Silkscreen
Dimensions 48 x 51 cm (h x w)
Signed Hand signed
Support Paper
Framed Framed
Starting bid
€955
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Buy Karel Appel - De tovenaar, zeefdruk (mint conditie, gesigneerd en genummerd!)? Bid from 250!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch The Magician, screen print (mint condition, signed and numbered!)
Technique Silkscreen
Dimensions 50 x 50 cm (h x w)
Signed Hand signed
Support Handmade Paper
Starting bid
€250
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Buy Karel Appel - Noach? Bid from 10000!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch Noah for "The National Opera"
Technique Mixed media
Dimensions 112 x 255 x 2.5 cm (h x w x d)
Starting bid
€10,000
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Buy Karel Appel - Pepie en Jaco, kinderboek met illustraties? Bid from 75!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch Pepie and Jaco, children's book with illustrations
Technique Hardcover
Dimensions 34 x 26 cm (h x w)
Starting bid
€75
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Buy Karel Appel - Maandag? Bid from 199!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch Monday
Technique Silkscreen
Dimensions 85 x 70 cm (h x w)
Signed Hand signed
Support Paper
Framed Framed
Starting bid
€199
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Buy Karel Appel - Zondag? Bid from 199!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch Sunday
Technique Silkscreen
Dimensions 88 x 75 cm (h x w)
Signed Hand signed
Support Paper
Framed Framed
Starting bid
€199
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Buy Karel Appel - Cats met nieuwe lijst!? Bid from 645!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch Cats with new list!
Technique Lithograph
Dimensions 91 x 109 cm (h x w)
Signed Hand signed
Support Paper
Framed Framed
Starting bid
€645
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Buy Karel Appel - Affiche – Viagalerie / Nikonfotogalerie? Bid from 59!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch Affiche – Viagalerie / Nikonfotogalerie
Technique Silkscreen
Dimensions 110 x 80 cm (h x w)
Starting bid
€59
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Buy Karel Appel - zonder titel? Bid from 475!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch without title
Technique Lithograph
Dimensions 75 x 56 cm (h x w)
Signed Hand signed
Support Paper
Starting bid
€475
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Buy Karel Appel - Haine, litho (netjes ingelijst)? Bid from 1100!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch Haine, lithograph (neatly framed)
Technique Lithograph
Dimensions 53 x 44 cm (h x w)
Signed Hand signed
Support Handmade Paper
Framed Framed
Starting bid
€1,100
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Buy Karel Appel - Bols tenstoonstelling? Bid from 95!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch Bols exhibition
Technique Lithograph
Dimensions 97 x 70 cm (h x w)
Starting bid
€95
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Buy Karel Appel - Saturday "A summer evening's slumber? Bid from 450!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch Saturday "A summer evening's slumber
Technique Silkscreen
Dimensions 85 x 70 cm (h x w)
Starting bid
€450
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Buy Karel Appel - handgesigneerde litho | 'Can we dance a landscape?' | 1989? Bid from 600!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch handgesigneerde litho | 'Can we dance a landscape?' | 1989
Technique Lithograph
Dimensions 62 x 72 cm (h x w)
Signed Hand signed
Support Handmade Paper
Framed Framed
Starting bid
€600
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Buy Karel Appel - Karel Appel - litho ‘A Beast Drawn Man’ - 1961? Bid from 1000!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch Karel Appel - litho ‘A Beast Drawn Man’ - 1961
Technique Lithograph
Dimensions 65 x 100 cm (h x w)
Signed Hand signed
Support Paper
Framed Framed
Starting bid
€1,000
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Buy Karel Appel - Little owl, litho? Bid from 795!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch Little owl, litho
Technique Lithograph
Dimensions 42 x 30 cm (h x w)
Signed Hand signed
Support Handmade Paper
Starting bid
€795
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Buy Karel Appel - De Ronde Kant van de Aarde? Bid from 500!
Karel Appel (1921-2006) Dutch The Round Side of the Earth
Technique Silkscreen
Dimensions 22 x 22 cm (h x w)
Signed Unsigned/Print signed
Starting bid
€500
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Buy CoBrA art by Karel Appel via Kunstveiling

Karel Appel is one of the most famous post-war Dutch artists. He was a co-founder and one of the key figures of the revolutionary CoBrA movement. The artists who joined CoBrA broke with traditional painting and looked for new ways to express themselves artistically. They found inspiration in the naivety of children's drawings and the art of natural peoples. Karel Appel painted expressive fantasy creatures and mythical creatures in bright colours. At Kunstveiling colorful and characteristic CoBrA works of art by Karel Appel are regularly auctioned. Are you interested in buying real CoBrA art by Karel Appel? Below you can read how you can easily bid and what you should pay attention to if you want to buy a work of art by Karel Appel.

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What should I pay attention to when buying a Karel Appel artwork?

Art by Karel Appel is very popular among collectors and art lovers. By buying a real Karel Appel painting, screen print or lithograph, you get a work of art by one of the most important modern Dutch artists! Karel Appel was a very productive artist. Yet there are also forgeries of Karel Appel's work in circulation. Only works of art by Karel Appel may be offered for sale through Kunstveiling where there is no doubt about their authenticity. If you have any doubts or questions about the authenticity of a Karel Appel work of art for sale, you can always report this and our Auctioneers will assess the work.

Are you also interested in art by other CoBrA artists? Also take a look at the range of works of art in the auction by Corneille, Pierre Alechinsky or Eugène Brands.