Hundertwasser's comment on the work

I was to go to the Art Academy and was preparing for the admissions examination. (from: Cat. Albertina, Vienna, 1974, p. 90)

JW 136
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PORTRAIT MEINER MUTTER
PORTRAIT MEINER MUTTER
PORTRAIT OF MY MOTHER
PORTRAIT DE MA MERE

Vienna, 1948
Painted in Vienna, Obere Donaustraße, August 1948
620 mm x 430 mm
Pastel crayon on drawing paper
Private collection, Vienna

  • Haus der Kunst, Munich, 1975
  • World Travelling Museum Exhibition:
  • Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1975
  • Musée de l'Etat, Luxembourg, 1975
  • Musée Cantini, Marseille, 1975
  • A.S.U. Hall, Cairo, 1975
  • The Tel Aviv Museum, 1976
  • Muzeum Narodowe, Warsaw, 1976
  • National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, 1976
  • Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, 1976
  • Musée Dynamique, Dakar, 1976
  • Seibu Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, 1977
  • Yokohama Citizen's Gallery, 1977
  • Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1977
  • South African National Gallery, Cape Town, 1977
  • Pretoria Art Museum, 1977
  • Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, 1977
  • Museu de Arte, São Paulo, 1977
  • Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, 1977
  • Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, 1978
  • Musée des Beaux-Arts, Montreal, 1978
  • Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 1978
  • Mücsarnok, Budapest, 1978
  • Museo Español de Arte Contemporaneo, Madrid, 1979
  • Seedamm-Kulturzentrum, Pfäffikon/Lake Zurich, 1979
  • Palazzo Barberini, Rome, 1980
  • Palazzo Reale, Milan, 1980
  • Henie/Onstad Stiftelser Kunstsentret, Høvikodden,1980
  • Museum Ludwig, Cologne, 1980/81
  • Secession, Vienna, 1981
  • Kulturhaus, Graz, 1981
  • Neue Berliner Galerie, East Berlin, 1981
  • Helsingin kaupungin taidemuseo, Helsinki, 1981
  • Sala Dalles, Bucharest, 1981/82
  • Schipka Gallery, Sofia, 1982
  • Barbican Art Gallery, London, 1983
  • City Art Gallery, York, 1983
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  • KunstHausWien, Vienna, April 1991 - 1997
  • Institut Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt, 1998
  • *
  • Travelling exhibition 1998/99:
  • Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo, 1998
  • Museum "EKi", Kyoto, 1998
  • Sakura City Museum of Art, Chiba, 1998/99
  • *
  • KunstHausWien, Vienna, Jan. 2001 - Sep. 2006
  • Jüdisches Museum, Rendsburg, 2008
  • Wasserschloss Bad Rappenau, 2008
  • Seoul Arts Center Hangaram Design Museum, Seoul, 2010/11
  • KunstHausWien, Vienna, 2011
  • Le Musée en Herbe, Paris, 2013/14
  • Osthaus Museum, Hagen, 2015
  • Jüdisches Museum, Vienna, 2006/07
  • J. F. Mathey, Hundertwasser, Munich, 1985 and ed. 1992, p. 9 (c)
  • H. Rand, Hundertwasser - Der Maler, Munich, 1986, pl. 4 (c)
  • H. Rand, Hundertwasser, Cologne, 1991, p. 12 (c) and ed. 1993, p. 10 (c)
  • P. Restany, Hundertwasser - Der Maler-König mit den fünf Häuten, Cologne, 1998 and ed. 2018, p. 19 (c)
  • A. C. Fürst, Hundertwasser 1928-2000, Catalogue Raisonné, Cologne, 2002, Vol. II, pp. 120/121 (and c)
  • Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hanover, 1964, p. 89
  • Albertina, Vienna, 1974, pp. 91 (c), 179
  • Haus der Kunst, Munich, 1975, p. 63 (c)
  • Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1975, p. 79 (c)
  • Musée de l'Etat, Luxembourg, 1975, p. 79 (c)
  • Musée Cantini, Marseille, 1975, p. 79 (c)
  • A.S.U. Hall, Cairo, 1975, p. 79 (c)
  • The Tel Aviv Museum, 1976, p. 79 (c)
  • Muzeum Narodowe, Warsaw, 1976, p. 63 (c)
  • National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, 1976, p. 69 (c)
  • Supplementary edition Reykjavik, 1976, p. 24
  • Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, 1976, p. 79 (c)
  • Supplementary edition no. 2, Copenhagen, 1976, p. 10
  • Musée Dynamique, Dakar, 1976, p. 79 (c)
  • Seibu Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, 1977, p. 79 (c)
  • Leaflet, Seibu Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, 1977 (b)
  • South African National Gallery, Cape Town / Pretoria Art Museum, 1977, p. 79 (c)
  • Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro / Museu de Arte, São Paulo / Palácio Itamaraty, Brasilia, 1977, p. 79 (c)
  • Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas, 1977, p. 79 (c)
  • Supplementary edition Caracas, 1977, cat. Dibujos - Acuarelas 25
  • Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, 1978, p. 79 (c)
  • Musée des Beaux-Arts, Montreal, 1978, p. 79 (c)
  • Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, 1978, p. 79 (c)
  • Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 1978, p. 79 (c)
  • Museo Español de Arte Contemporáneo, Madrid, 1979, cat. 17
  • Seedamm-Kulturzentrum, Pfäffikon/Lake Zurich, 1979, p. 63 (c)
  • Palazzo Barberini, Rome, 1980, p. 79 (c)
  • Sonja Henies og Niels Onstads Stiftelser Kunstsentret, Høvikodden, 1980, p. 79 (c)
  • Museum Ludwig, Cologne, 1980, p. 55 (c)
  • Secession, Vienna, 1981, p. 55 (c)
  • Kulturhaus, Graz, 1981, p. 55 (c)
  • Neue Berliner Galerie, East Berlin, 1981, p. 25
  • Helsingin kaupungin taidemuseo, Helsinki, 1981, p. 79 (c)
  • Barbican Art Gallery, London, 1983, p. 79 (c)
  • Institut Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt, 1998, p. 10 (c)
  • Travelling exhibition 1998/99: Japan, p. 35 (c)
  • Musée des Beaux-Arts et de la Dentelle, Alençon, 2001, p. 9 (c)
  • Jüdisches Museum, Vienna, 2006, p. 117 (c)
  • Jüdische Aspekte, Jüdisches Museum, Rendsburg, 2008, pp. 6 (c), 40
  • Seoul Arts Center Hangaram Design Museum, Seoul, 2010/11, pp. 51 (c), 226
  • Hundertwasser - Die Kunst des grünen Weges, KunstHausWien, Vienna, 2011, pp. 24 (c), 212
  • Kirche zu St. Jakobi, Stralsund, 2011, p. 14 (c)
  • Hundertwasser Lebenslinien, Osthaus Museum, Hagen, 2015, p. 6 (c)
  • G. Markus (ed.), Mein Elternhaus, Munich, 1992, p. 180 (b)