Fighting Birds, 1959

  • Karel Appel, Dutch, 1921-2006

Gouache on wove paper

  • 17 3/4 × 22 1/4 inches (45.1 × 56.5 cm)

Bequest of W. Hawkins Ferry

F1988.83

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Abstraction
  • Red
  • Gouache
  • Wove paper
  • Gouache
  • Birds
  • Gouache painting

Signed and dated, in pencil, lower left: appel '59

Watermark: BFK RIVES

Inscribed, in red ink, verso: 7/61 Inscribed, in pencil, verso: #5306/Fighting Birds

estate of W. Hawkins Ferry

1988-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Karel Appel, Fighting Birds, 1959, gouache on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of W. Hawkins Ferry, F1988.83.