Die Verkundigung der Frohen Botschaft (The Annunciation of Good Tidings)
Artwork: Die Verkundigung der Frohen Botschaft (The Annunciation of Good Tidings)
Size: 63.5 x 75.5 cm
Medium: Egg tempera, oil and gold foil on paper mounted on canvas
Creation year: 1956
Marks: Dated '1956' (upper right); Signed 'HUNDERTWASSER' (lower right); Signed, titled, inscribed and dated '285 LA BONNE NOUVELLE / L'ANNONCIATION / DIE FROHE BOTSCHAFT / HUNDERTWASSER PARIS XII-1956 / COLLE LAPIN' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie H. Kramer, Hundertwasser, 1957; Paris, Galerie H. Kramer, Espaces imaginaires, 1957 (illustrated, unpaged); Vienna, Galerie St. Stephan, Hundertwasser, 1957, no. 12; Cologne, Galerie Abels, Hundertwasser, 1963, no. 9 (illustrated in colour, unpaged); Hannover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hundertwasser, 1964-1965, no. 285 (illustrated in colour, p. 142). This exhibition later travelled to Bern, Kunsthalle; Hagen, Karl-Ernst-Osthaus-Museum; Vienna, Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum and Stockholm, Moderna Museet; Oslo, Hammerlunds Kunsthandel, Hundertwasser, 1965, no. 10 (illustrated in colour, unpaged); Geneva, Galerie Krugier & Galerie Georges Moos, Hundertwasser, 1967 (illustrated in colour, unpaged)

Christie's London

Date: 2017-03-08
Lot Number: 169