Karel Appel: Tentoonstelling t.g.v. zijn 60-ste verjaardag 2-31 mei 1981. SIGNED, Karel Appel.
Karel Appel: Tentoonstelling t.g.v. zijn 60-ste verjaardag 2-31 mei 1981.
Karel Appel: Tentoonstelling t.g.v. zijn 60-ste verjaardag 2-31 mei 1981.

Karel Appel: Tentoonstelling t.g.v. zijn 60-ste verjaardag 2-31 mei 1981.

Den Haag: Galerie Nova Spectra, 1981.

Oblong Octavo (8 5/8 x 6 1/2 inches; 220 x 165 mm), [16] pages, in stapled wrappers (soft cover).

SIGNED on the front cover by Karel Appel, who has also drawn a bird on the cover. Rare catalogue of a solo exhibition at Galerie Nova Spectra in Den Haag (The Hague), from May 2-31, 1981.

Issued in celebration of Appel's 60th birthday, the catalogue deals mostly with Appel's "monumental" works. Introduction by Jan Nieuwenhuizen Segaar, the gallery director, and an essay by Elisabeth Reinhart-Tergau. Also includes a chronological listing of Appel's "monumental" works along with a few black-and-white photos. Text entirely in Dutch.

Provenance: Collection Gert-Jan Hemmink, Amstelveen (a major collector of Cobra works); Collection Will Hoogstraate (1917-2008), director of the Galerie d'Eendt in Amsterdam.

This catalogue is rare, with OCLC showing only six institutional holdings, mostly in the Netherlands. None in commerce.

CONDITION: Modest soiling to wrappers, a couple of light pencil marks to one of the pages. Very Good or better. Item #2312

Price: $750.00

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