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Authentication of the art of Karel Appel

 

According to the Karel Appel Foundation;

"The Karel Appel Foundation cannot accept artworks for physical examination."

 So a question: Does the Appel Foundation determine authenticity of a Karel Appel picture by working from photographs alone! Answer; it seems they do!

 Then are they not opining, acting as both God, judge and jury here and ruling out totally and ignoring ALL scientific evidence which may exist in support of the authenticity of a hitherto unknown Karel Appel work of art?

 This is a chilling reminder of the archaic, burying of heads in the sand of many a European authentication committee and frankly down right dangerous.

In this day and age this is very, very wrong indeed and how many times do they get it wrong before that changes!!

 

 

 

 

Karel Appel Dance in Space before the Storm

Karel Appel Dance in Space before the Storm

Danse d'espace avant la tempête

 

 

Karel Appel & Variety:

 

 ^ Massively influenced by the work of Willem DeKooning while on a trip to the USA, Karel Appel took a new step into abstractionalism,m fasr beyond his normal approach producing this work of art in 1959.

 

 For any art authentication investigation specialists or researchers, the problem in identifying authentic works by Karel Appel is the disparity of both quality and approaches between Appel's works from different periods of his life.

 

 Academic opinion alone is seldom enough in matters of authentication of art. Signature verification is imperative but not in all of Appel's works as many  Karel Appel works have been left unsigned. Some are fully signed and more just initialled. The science of forensics therefore justifiably has a major part to play in the authentication process.

 

 



 

Appel Guache: Sauvage Ensemble 1974

Appel Guache: Sauvage Ensemble 1974

 

 Karel Appel (1921-2006) was one of the founders of an avant-garde art movement called the Cobra movement - Inspirationally named after the cities Copenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam way back in 1948.

Karel Appel himself, is widely regarded as one of the most important Dutch artists since World War II and is often faked.

 

 

 

 

Karel Appel Photograph

This superb Karel Appel Photograph ©: Willy van Rooy

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Karel Appel_Dance 1959

Karel Appel_Dance 1959

 

 

 

 

Karel Appel Portrait of Mr K

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Freemanart are expert professional international art authenticity investigators and quite unique in the art world as we are art consultants and authentication procedures experts with over 39 years of specialised experience dedicated to undertaking and conducting art authentication projects, including Karel Appel art forgery identification and Karel Appel fake art detection. Pursuing the international investigation & prosecution of art fraud and forgery cases world wide for clients.

 We specifically undertake all of the necessary academic, in-depth archival and forensic measures which are required in building Karel Appel fine art authentication cases and confirming artist attribution matters for our private clients around the world conducting art work legitimacy and art fraud investigations internationally.

 

 

 

 

 

Untitled Karel Apel 1958

 

 

 

Karel Appel Famile

 

 

 

 

 

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  The Freemanart Consultancy specialise in implementing art authentication investigations, expertly preparing the cases for authenticity or against authenticity for individuals and clients across the world.

These may be clients who may be considering the delicate matter of future family distribution, or for those requiring the underpinning of authentication prior to an investment purchase or for brokerage of an existing piece, or for those taking legal steps and litigating against an art fraud.

 

 

Untitled Karel Appel

Untitled Karel Appel

 

Karel Appel Peroquet

Karel Appel Peroquet

 

Karel Appel Absract

Karel Appel Absract

 

 

 

 We employ mainly non-destructive forensic methodology in investigative support of the authentication of all art works including; Spectrographic & Raman technology, examination and testing plus macroscopic & microscopic forensic analysis. Science therefore very effectively assists us in identifying and dating pigments, inks and artist materials but without any adverse effect on the work of art. So too, our expert court recognized handwriting and document examiners play a vital role in the authentication of art process.

 Freemanart's forensic experts also conduct expert chemical analysis and fibre identification processes which reinforces the investigation procedure in the identification of fake drawings & paintings, signature forgery identification & art and supportive document  fraud, such as illicit and fake provenance, forged letters, wills and sales receipts.

Karel Appel Personages

Karel Appel Personages

 

 

Karel Appel Floating black passion    

Karel Appel Floating black passion

Pursuing complex Karel Appel art authentication issues.

 

 The Freemanart Consultancy with bases across Europe and North America, are art authentication experts who specialise in art authentication investigations and its related procedures.

 We conduct detailed forensic art analysis alongside in depth academic investigations and have art experts, forensic art analysts and scholars on hand who specifically specialise in particular in the artwork and paintings of the artist Karel Appel
  We are specifically here to assist you with both financial valuations of legitimate Karel Appel works of art and advise on the all so important issues of Karel Appel authentication and attribution issues and at all levels, undertaking our investigative work completely confidentially and swiftly across the world.

With physical access to records distributed in closed archive across Europe, we are perfectly sited geographically to assist you.

 Preliminary authentication assessments of previously attributed Karel Appel paintings or paintings bearing the famous Appelsignature, right at the start of an art authenticity investigation can save great personal heartache and unnecessary expense. So for information on that ongoing professional process and further details on art authentication issues in general, or to discuss a specific request about Appel and authentication at the preliminary assessment stage, simply  > Click Here

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Groningen Museum likely an Appel copy.

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