House born in Stockholm, dies in Paris and myself mourning it

Friedensreich Hundertwasser

1966

House born in Stockholm, dies in Paris and myself mourning it by Friedensreich Hundertwasser

Mixed media: watercolour on drawing paper, primed with chalk and PV, mounted on hemp with vinyl cellulose in Venice, September 1965, finished with PV watercolour and oil; 31,9 x 23,6 in.

"All I wanted to achieve was to get the colours yellow and blue vibrating. Of course I was sad, too. You cry a lot in paradise. In hell you have no tears."

Lit: Hundertwasser 1928 – 2000, Catalogue Raisonné, Vol. 2, Taschen, Cologne, 2002, p. 495.