Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006) “Floating Flower Passion (Silver)” (1978) Color Silkscreen on foil; Signed Appel (lower right) and EA (Epreuve d'Artiste, the French term for artist's proof) in the lower left in pencil. Dimensions 40 x 29 inches. Expressionist style brightly colored images over a silver underlay. Christiaan Karel Appel was a painter, sculptor, and poet. He was one of the founders of the avant-garde artists' cooperative COBRA in 1948.