My Knowledge of Czech

Friedensreich Hundertwasser

1966

My Knowledge of Czech by Friedensreich Hundertwasser

Mixed media: watercolour, egg tempera, oil, PV and gold bronze on paper, primed with chalk and PV; mounted on hemp with PV; 46,5 x 32,3 in.

"Viewed from above more of the head is seen, and the face dissolves into stripes. The shoes are plain to see, walking on tumbled-over window walls. The red wedge with drops seems to have something to do with the pending revolution of the Prague Spring."

Lit: Hundertwasser 1928-2000, Catalogue Raisonné, Bd. 2, Taschen, Cologne 2002, p. 513.