Friedenreich Hundertwasser


"Look at it on a Rainy Day (Regentag Portfolio)," 1970-72

10 Screenprints in colors with metallic embossing on various papers
Edition: 2044/3000
Signed and numbered in blue pencil on the inside lid of the original wooden portfolio case: Hundertwasser; each image signed again with the embossed gold signature, and the ink-stamped edition number 02044[sic], in either the lower or left margin; six of the images with the Schoeller Stern blindstamp, and one with the Schoeller Parole blindstamp, in the lower right margin corner, the three images on colored papers without blindstamps; Dietz Offizin, Lengmoos, Bavaria, in cooperation with Günter Dietz, prntr.; Ars Viva, Zürich, Switzerland, pub.; loose as issued; together with original, hinged, black wooden box with color-embossed cover embellished with miniature images and list of plates
Sheet for nine images: 16" H x 23" W; Sheet for image #5: 18.75" H x 26.25" W

  • Literature: Koschatzky 44-53
  • Notes: This lot is sold together with the original, custom-fitted, cardboard outer packaging box with the artist's name and edition number written in ink at one end.
  • Condition: Overall good condition. The colors fresh. At least nine of the images with full margins. Image #2, on blue paper, with a few very minor handling creases at the margin edges. Images #3 and #4 with some scattered and unobtrusive pinpoint-sized foxing showing slightly in the margins and on the verso. Image #3 with two small patches of blue printer's ink offset on the verso. Image #5, on smooth black paper, with scattered pinhead-sized slight surface abrasions in the margins, visible mostly in raking light (this same condition showing on some of the other examples we have seen of this particular image). Image #7 with some scattered pale stains at the verso of the upper and lower left margin corners, some of which shows through to the recto very slightly and unobtrusively in the upper left margin corner. Loose as issued. The original hinged black wooden portfolio box with color-embossed cover embellished with miniature images and list of plates in good condition.

    Wooden portfolio box: 21.5" H x 28.5" W x 2" D

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June 13, 2023 12:00 PM PDT
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$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $1,999 $100
$2,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $19,999 $1,000
$20,000 $49,999 $2,500
$50,000 $99,999 $5,000
$100,000 $199,999 $10,000
$200,000 $499,999 $25,000
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