Art (1945-contemporary) > Abstract Art Post-War Friedensreich Hundertwasser - Biography
Regentag (Look at it on a rainy day). 1971/72.
10 sheets Silkscreen in colors with metal embossings, partly with lacquer varnish and glass dust finish.
Fürst HWG 44-53. Inside cover of original wooden case signed and numbered. Sheet "Regentag auf Liebe Wellen" (HWG 51) signed and twice numbered and with red stamps. The other sheets with the stamped number and the embossing stamp "Hundertwasser Regentag". All signed and dated in printing block, some also titled and inscribd with the respective work number and with the respective color scale. From an edition of 3,000 copies. On different types of paper, most on light Schoeller-Stern board (each with blindstamp). Up to: 67 x 49.5 cm (26.3 x 19.4 in), size of sheet. Wooden case: 54,5 x 72 cm (21,4 x 28,3 x 1,7 in).
Printed in 1971 in cooperation with Günter Dietzat Dietz Offizin, Lengmoos/Bavaria. Published by Ars Viva, Zürich (Each sheet with printer's and publisher's stamp).
The complete set. Loose sheets in original wooden case with title embossing in colors and with an embossed table of content on the inside of the cover. [AW].
• The "Regentag" is a key theme in the life of the artist.
• Complete portfolio in expressive and powerful colors.
• Hundertwasser participated in the Venice Biennale in 1962 and the documenta III in Kassel in 1964.
PROVENANCE: Private collection Southen Germany.
Private collection Southen Germany (gifted from the above).
"Colors begin to glow on a rainy day; that's why a gray and rainy day is a perfect day for me."
(Friedensreich Hundertwasser, quoted after Koschatzky, p. 108)
All in all in good condition with fine colors. Isolated soiled spots, minimal rubbings and tiny crimped spots. Sheet 1, 4 and 6 with small isolated brownish stains. Sheet 5 with a small split (ca. 10mm) in bottom center. Sheet 10 with small kinks in left and lower right.
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