FRIEDENSREICH HUNDERTWASSER 1928-2000
Title: Eyebalance Number Five, from: Rainy Day | Die Fünfte Augenwaage: Regentag, 1971/72
Technique: Original Stamp Signed and Numbered Silkscreen in 26 Colours with Metallic Embossing on Wove Paper
Paper size: 50 x 67 cm. / 19.7 x 26.4 in.
Additional information: This work by the artist Hundertwasser is stamp signed “Friedensreich” in the lower margin.
It is also stamp numbered in ink “00169/3000” in the lower right margin.
This work is the first 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.
Three publishers Japanese stamps, Edition Luva (Ars Viva, Zurich), Ars Viva (Zurich), and Dietz Offizin (Lengmoos / Bayern) are situated along the lower margin. There is also a stamp echoing the work at the upper left corner.
Literature: Koschatzky, Walter, 1996. Friedensreich Hundertwasser Catalogue Raisonné. Orell Fussli Edition, Zurich.
Reference: Koschatzky 44 (HWG 44)
Condition: Good condition. Slight cockling across the sheet. The stamped numbering attenuated.