Look at it on a rainy day (box from the Regentag portfolio) by Friedensreich Hundertwasser

Look at it on a rainy day (box from the Regentag portfolio) by Friedensreich Hundertwasser

Look at it on a rainy day (box from the Regentag portfolio)

Friedensreich Hundertwasser

Title

Look at it on a rainy day (box from the Regentag portfolio)

 
Artist
Year
1971  
Technique
Color screenprint and hot foil stamping on stained wood box 
Image Size
21 1/2 x 28 7/16" to outside 
Signature
white crayon on verso 
Edition Size
1738 of 3000  
Annotations
various titles, signatures and list of 10 prints on verso 
Reference
Koschatzky 44 
Paper
gray stained wood panel 
State
published 
Publisher
Dietz Offizin 
Inventory ID
16775 
Price
$750.00 
Description

This is the portfolio cover box only, with 7 red metal embossed stamps amongst other stamps of the printer and publisher.

The portfolio, which originally contained ten framed color screenprints with metallic embossing, included: "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 Crossroaders".

This box is a stained wood, with hot stamped embossing and screen printing. The recto depicts the Regentag and 10 small images of the prints in the portfolio and has “Hundeertwasser” silkscreened in black and green. The verso has a gold embossed title, signature, list of the 10 prints and all the collaborators' logos. It is signed by Hundertwasser in white crayon and is numbered “1738” in violet crayon. It is "framed" in the original black stained wood and has 2 hinges.