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Tete Bleue (Blue Head)

Karel Appel-Tete Bleue (Blue Head)-1953

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Artwork:
Tete Bleue (Blue Head)
Size:
115.5 x 89 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1953
Marks
Signed and dated 'ck. appel '53' (upper left)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Galerie Charles Lienhard, Zurich; Esther Robles Gallery, Los Angeles; Martha Jackson Gallery, New York; David Anderson Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition History :
Basel, Kunsthalle Basel, Appel, Mathieu, Moreni, Riopelle, 1959, no. 6; San Francisco, San Francisco Art Museum, Karel Appel. West Coast Exhibition, 1961-1962, no. 21 (illustrated, unpaged). This exhibition later travelled to Pasadena, Pasadena Art Museum; Phoenix, Phoenix Art Museum; Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Art Museum; Seattle, Seattle Art Musem; La Jolla, La Jolla Art Museum; New York, Stephen Hahn Gallery, Karel Appel. Paintings 1951-1956, 1962 (illustrated); New York, Martha Jackson Gallery, Karel Appel: The Early Fifties - Paintings, Gouaches, Drawings, Ceramics 1950-1956. Works from The Martha Jackson Gallery Collection, including recent acquisitions, 1973 (illustrated, unpaged)

Christie’s Amsterdam

Date:
2018-11-26
Lot Number :
36
Low Estimate :
$284,187[0%]*
High Estimate :
$397,862[-29%]*
Hammer Price :
$284,187
Sold For :
$349,550*