Appel, Karel Christian

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Appel, Karel Christian Gender: M
born on 25 April 1921 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place Amsterdam, Netherlands, 52n22, 4e54
Timezone LST m19e53 (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 04°50' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 14°11 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 21°41'

Karel Christian Appel
photo: Marcel Antonisse / Anefo, license cc-by-sa-3.0


Dutch artist, regarded as the most powerful of the WW II generation, an abstract painter, sculptor and graphic artist. Each new work is greeted with anticipation.

He began his career in 1938 with exhibitions in European, American and Japanese galleries since 1950. His murals may be seen in Amsterdam, The Hague, Rotterdam, Brussels and Paris.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Bogart, Bram (born 12 July 1921). Notes: Cobra movement
  • associate relationship with Lucebert (born 15 September 1924). Notes: Members of the Cobra movement
  • associate relationship with Vinkenoog, Simon (born 18 July 1928). Notes: Illustrated Atonaal" (atonal) of the so-called Fifties poets.


Source Notes

Steinbrecher quotes Koppejans for B.C.; same from Cirkels quotes "Octa".

The record was entered in 1993 without considering the fact that DST was in force. This has been corrected on 18 April 2016.


  • Vocation : Art : Commercial artist (Grahics)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Abstract painter, sculpture, murals)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession