Creighton-Davis Gallery
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Fine and Decorative Lottery Style Auction

Sat, Apr 6, 2024 03:00AM EDT - Sun, Apr 28, 2024 08:00PM EDT
Lot 201

Hundertwasser, Friedensreich, Austrian (1928-2000)

Estimate: $100 - $6,000

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  • Title: "Flooded Sleep" from "Midori No Namida", K-62
  • Medium: woodcut in approximately 25 colors with gold and silver metal imprints, on buff colored Japon paper
  • signed in ink by the artist, with annotated date in ink 1976, dated and numbered 99/200 (edition complemented with 6 proofs), total edition 217, each also inscribed with the work numbers
  • Publisher-Year:Published by Gruener Janura AG, Glarus, Switzerland. Blocks cut by Kenji Okura Hiroshi and printed by Matashiro Uchikawa Surishi, Tokyo with the stamps and signatures of the printers and publishers.
  • Size: ,sheet: 17 by 22 in. (34 x 56 cm.) ,plate size: 11 1/2 by 20 in. (29 x 50.5 cm.)
  • See Provenance for Additional Information


In very fine condition, the full sheet, the metallic imprints unwrinkled, the top of the sheet with some waviness. With printer's creases in the margins. With the printer's registration notches at the margins. , Sold unframed

Reference: Recorded and illustrated in the standard text on the authentic graphics of the artist by Koschatzky, No. 62.

Note: Several of the images from the portfolio "Midori No Namida" were apparently remarqued with small ink doodles bottom center at the time of signing as indicated by the date annotated next to the signature. The original date of creation is recorded at 1972.