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)"