Lot 112: FRIEDENSREICH HUNDERTWASSER | The Occidental (Koschatzky/Kertész 71)
October 28, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Etching with aquatint printed in colors, 1978, signed in ink, with the artist's red seals, dated '18 Mai 1978', numbered 185/220 (total edition includes 18 proofs), on Arches wove paper, with the inkstamp of the printer, Robert Finger, Vienna, with the inkstamp of the publisher, Gruener Janura AG, Glarus
The print is in generally good condition, with large margins. Colors slightly attenuated. Light-stain in the margins, with regular inconsistencies at edges due to previous framing. Time-stain at extreme sheet edge. Light foxing in the margins. The verso in generally good condition, with a few remnants of adhesive from previous hinge tape at extreme edges. Sheet is slightly toned overall, with a few faint stains and fox marks. One miniscule skinned spot at upper right corner. Unframed.
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Dimensions: plate: 495 by 345 mm 19 1/2 by 13 1/2 in