Hommage à Mourlot by Karel Appel (with gouache), 1975
Artist: Karel Appel
Medium: Original Lithograph and Gouache, 1975
Dimensions: 31 x 23.50 in, 78.7 x 59.7 cm
Arches Paper - In fairly good condition with an 1.5" tear on the left margin entering the painted area by 0.2" - Condition B+
This rare composition with vibrant fields of color is actually a lithographic proof of the edition, on which Karel Appel applied gouache paint to use as color a final color test. It is therefore unique and is considered a mix media.
This working proof is not signed but annotated by the artist "BAS" (bottom) and on the side appear the sequence of color plates as well as several registration marks.