Friedensreich Hundertwasser - Editions & Works on Paper New York Tuesday, April 18, 2023 | Phillips
  • "On a rainy day, colours begin to glow; that's why a cloudy, rainy day is the kind I like best. That's the kind of day when I can work. When it rains, I'm happy. And when it rains, I know my day is beginning."
    —Friedensreich Hundertwasser

    • Literature

      Walter Koschatzky 44-53

    • Catalogue Essay

      Including: Eyebalance Number Five; Street for Survivors; It Hurts to Wait with Love if Love is Somewhere Else; Exodus into Space; A Rainy Day on the Regentag; Columbus' Rainy Day in India; Irinaland over the Balkans; Regentag on Waves of Love; The Houses are Hanging Underneath the Meadows; and Crusade of the Crossroads


Look at it on a Rainy Day (Regentag Portfolio) (K. 44-53)

The complete set of 10 screenprints in colors with embossing, some with lacquer varnish and glowing dust, on various papers, with full margins, the sheets loose (as issued) all contained in the original decorated wooden portfolio box with 10 embossed 'ikonograms'.
all I. approx. 16 1/2 x 21 1/2 in. (41.9 x 54.6 cm)
all S. approx. 19 3/8 x 26 1/2 in. (49.2 x 67.3 cm), one vertical
portfolio 21 1/2 x 28 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (54.6 x 72.4 x 4.4 cm)

Plate no. 1 signed and numbered 118/300 in black ink, all stamped-signed and numbered 1171/3000, the interior of the box signed and numbered in blue and yellow crayon, seven prints with the Schoeller Stern blindstamp, published by Ars Viva, Zürich.

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$10,000 - 15,000 

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 18 - 20 April 2023