Hundertwasser's comment on the work

This is the grass which later would grow on the roofs of all my houses. It covers everything over, the dead, the houses, like snow under the open sky. It provides quiet, purity, air, beauty, security and optimum protection. If you walk on it, you forget you're on the roof of a house. (from: Hundertwasser 1928-2000, Catalogue Raisonné, Vol. 2, Taschen, Cologne, 2002, p. 311)

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LE PETIT REPOS GAZON
DIE KLEINE RASENRUHE
The Short Rest of the Lawn
LE PETIT REPOS GAZON

St. Maurice/Seine, 1956
St. Maurice/Seine, May 1956
630 mm x 900 mm
Mixed media: egg tempera and watercolour on canvas with vertical seam, primed with chalk, zinc white and fish glue; varnished.
KunstHausWien

  • Galerie H. Kamer, Paris, 1957
  • Galerie St. Stephan, Vienna, 1957
  • Galerie Ariadne, Cologne, 1972
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  • Exhibition Tour Japan 2006/07:
  • The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, 2006
  • Musee d`art Mercian Karuizawa, 2006
  • Mitsukoshi Museum, Tokyo, 2007
  • Shimonoseki Museum, Yamaguchi, 2007
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  • KunstHausWien, Vienna, 2008/09
  • KunstHausWien, Vienna, November 9, 2010 - April 2011
  • KunstHausWien, Vienna, 2011
  • KunstHausWien, Vienna, November 2011 - September 2012
  • Kunsthalle Bremen, 2012/13
  • Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Orangerie, Vienna, 2013
  • Cobra Museum, Amstelveen, 2013/14
  • KunstHausWien, Vienna, since January 2014
  • Kunstmuseum am Inselbahnhof, Lindau, 2019
  • Galerie Albert Loeb, Paris, 1972
  • Kulturhaus Graz, 2000/2001
  • H. Rand, Hundertwasser - Der Maler, Munich, 1986, pl. 45 (c), p. 165
  • H. Rand, Hundertwasser, Cologne, 1991, p. 66 (c) and ed. 1993, p. 56 (c)
  • A. C. Fürst, Hundertwasser 1928-2000, Catalogue Raisonné, Cologne, 2002, Vol. II, p. 311 (c)
  • Leaflet: Galerie St. Stephan, Vienna, 1957, cat. 22
  • Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hanover, 1964, p. 144
  • Galerie Motte, Geneva, 1970 (c)
  • Galerie Ariadne, Vienna, 1974 (c)
  • Travelling Exhibition Japan, 2006, p. 58 (c)
  • Der unbekannte Hundertwasser, KunstHausWien, Vienna, 2008, pp. 40 (and c), 288
  • HW-Die Kunst des grünen Weges, KunstHausWien, Vienna, 2011, pp. 6 (c), 213
  • Gegen den Strich. Werke 1949-1970, Kunsthalle Bremen, 2012/13, pp. 175 (c), 255
  • Hundertwasser, Japan und die Avantgarde, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Orangerie, Vienna, 2013, p. 191 (c)
  • Hundertwasser - Traumfänger einer schöneren Welt, Kunstmuseum am Inselbahnhof, Lindau, 2019, pp. 36-37 (and c)
  • Hundertwasser 2012 Calendar, Taschen, Cologne (and reprints)