FRIEDENSREICH HUNDERTWASSER 1928-2000
Wien 1928-2000 (Austrian)
Title: Crusade of the crossroaders | Kreisverkehr der Strassengekreuzigten, 1971
Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Screenprint in Colours with Metallic Embossing and Mix Media on Brown Paper
Paper size: 49.5 x 67 cm. / 19.5 x 26.6 in.
Image size: 38.5 x 55 cm. / 15.1 x 21.6 in.
Additional information: The work is hand signed in black ink “Hundertwasser” in the lower right margin.
It is also hand numbered in black ink from the edition of 300 signed impressions, in the lower margin.
This work is the tenth plate of the “Look at it on a Rainy Day” portfolio that included a series of ten different screenprints.
It was printed in an edition of 3,000 impressions. The total edition included 300 signed and numbered impressions of each silkscreen, each portfolio had only one hand signed print and nine stamped signed ones.
Three publishers Japanese stamps, Edition Luva (Ars Viva, Zurich), Ars Viva (Zurich), and Dietz Offizin (Lengmoos / Bayern) are situated at the lower left part. There is also a stamp echoing the work at the upper left corner.
Literature: Koschatzky, W. (1996). Friedensreich Hundertwasser Catalogue Raisonné. Zurich: Orell Fussli Edition.
Reference: Koschatzky 53 (HWG 53)
Condition: Very good condition. Time-staining across the sheet. Remnants of hinging tape, verso.