Das unentdeckte Land (Shakespeare-Hamlet). 1967. Oil on panel. Euler-Schmidt/Osterhof 760. Signd and dated in lower left. Verso signed, dated and titled ("Shakespeare-Hamlet) The undiscovered country" and inscribed "K 453 a" and "New York" . 121.8 x 244 cm (47.9 x 96 in). The catalog raisonné Euler-Schmidt/Osterhof 760 mentions that the work consists of two individual parts. This is one part of it. In the artist's original frame and object box. • Large format with an impressive abundance of figures • Showing elements from paintings by Pieter Breugels the Elder and Hieronymus Bosch • Peculiar synthesis of Renaissance and Surrealism.
PROVENANCE: Private collection USA. Private collection.
LITERATURE: Mona Wollheim, Gert H. Wollheim - Gedanke und Werk, Munich 1977, pp. 100-101 (with illu.).