Now for sale
COBRA, the periodical (1949 - 1951)
The most complete set ever offered, with a hand-coloured cover, original drawings and prints (€ 12.500 – 15.000). Starting bid € 6.000
Cinq Lithographies en couleur by Karel Appel (1954)
The has never been another copy offered for sale (€ 20.000 – 25.000). Starting bid € 12.000
Alechinsky's first woodcut (1948)
Portrait of his wife Micky. Extremely rare (€ 500 - 800). Starting bid € 240
70 years of COBRA
70 years of COBRA. The Gert Jan Hemmink collection.
In 2011 we sold the most important collection of Hugo Claus to date, brought together by Gert Jan Hemmink. In fact, Claus was the starting point of another passionate quest as he introduced Hemmink to the founders of COBRA. As a result this second impressive collection comprises an extraordinary correspondence with Dotremont, association copies and original drawings by Alechinsky, Appel, Corneille, Constant and Reinhoud. The sale includes a total of 208 lots: graphic works, books and original editions of periodicals and announcements and is truffed with a lot of unique material and artist’s books. A brilliant representation of COBRA on the occasion of its 70th anniversary.
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