JW 269
73
FISCHERBOOTE IM REGEN
Fishing Boats in the Rain

Palermo, 1949
Painted in Palermo, September 1949
250 mm x 330 mm
Watercolour on greyish-brown wrapping paper
  • Art-Club, Vienna, 1952
  • Albertina, Vienna, 1974
  • Künstlerhaus, Vienna, 1951
  • W. Schmied, Hundertwasser, Salzburg, 1974, pl. 3 (c), p. 309
  • W. Schmied, Hundertwasser 1928-2000, Catalogue Raisonné, Cologne, 2000, Vol. I, p. 31 (c)
  • A. C. Fürst, Hundertwasser 1928-2000, Catalogue Raisonné, Cologne, 2002, Vol. II, pp. 172/173 (and c)
  • F. Hundertwasser / P. Restany, Hundertwasser, New York, 2008, p. 190 (c)
  • G. Illetschko, Planet Hundertwasser, Munich, 2012, p. 118 (c)
  • Art Souvenir - Hundertwasser, In the Colour of His Brush, London, 2016, pp. 18/19 (c), 90
  • Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hanover, 1964, p. 100
  • Albertina, Vienna, 1974, p. 207
  • HW-Die Kunst des grünen Weges, KunstHausWien, Vienna, 2011, pp. 26 (c), 212
  • 2004 Hundertwasser Diary Jahrbuch, Borer & Wörner, Zug

Hundertwasser's comment on the work

I was thinking of Van Gogh's powerful colours and that colours only radiate from within in the rain, but are disfigured by the sun and become nondescript. (from: Hundertwasser 1928-2000, Catalogue Raisonné, Vol. 2, Taschen, Cologne, 2002, p. 172)