Mehling '67 /II original signed abstract watercolour
Munich: 1967. Original watercolour on handmade paper - in pen, ink, oil paint. This abstract work is in black, earthy green, orange, grey and blue tones almost resembles a Viking longboat. There are scribbled elements of Informalism. All Mehling's work remained untitled, though the works do state the year of origin, usually the month and often the techniques used. This work was done in February 1967. As Mehling was also a pharmacist in Munich at this time, he enjoyed experimenting with mixing his own paints, pigments and inks. An original by "the German master of the small format" (Haudenschild + Laubscher 1968). In metallic effect wooden frame, under glass, with heavy white mount. Signed in pencil at bottom centre.
Frame: 495 x 375 mm (19½ x 14¾ inches). Visible art: 360 mm x 245 mm.