Regentag in Siam (Rainy Day in Siam)
Artwork: Regentag in Siam (Rainy Day in Siam)
Size: 43.3 x 53 cm
Medium: Mixed media: two watercolours on paper, primed with chalk and PVA, glued on linen with PVA and wallpaper glue, finished with oil and lacquer on board
Creation year: 1977
Marks: Signed, numbered, inscribed and dated, '772 Hundertwasser 1976-77 PACIFIC AFTER TAHITI CHENG MAI, VIENNA' (middle right); signed, titled, numbered, inscribed and dated '772 © Hundertwasser REGENTAG IN SIAM Painted on Regentag in the Pacific Ocean between Tahiti and New Zealand Okt-Nov-76, Chien Mai 30 July 77 Vienna November 77' (on a label affixed to the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Foster Goldstrom Collection, San FranciscoPrivate Collection, Washington (acquired from the previous in 1979); Harcourts Gallery, San Francisco (acquired from the previous in 1985); Private Collection, Germany; Anon sale, Im Kinsky Vienna, 15 April 2008, lot 376; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Austria Presents Hundertwasser to The Continents, 1978-1981. This exhibition later travelled to Budapest, Mucsarnok hosok tere; New York, Aberbach Fine Art; Hamburg, Galerie Brockstedt; Tokyo, Tokyo Gallery; Oslo, Hammerlunds Kunsthandel and Vienna, Galerie Wurthle.

Christie's London

Date: 2016-06-30
Lot Number: 177