executed: 1992
object/work type: collage
dimensions: (28 ×) 36.0 × 75.0 cm + 1 small part with title and signature
together 144.0 × 537.0 cm
photo: courtesy CentrePasquArt, Biel/Bienne
rights & reproduction: herman de vries


classification:prints and drawings
technique/material:organic material (oak leaves collected at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh) mounted on paper
descriptive notes:
signature and inscriptions:
current location:collection Stiftung Kunsthaus-Sammlung CentrePasquArt, Biel/Bienne
collecting history:

history of exhibitions

1993Galerie Mueller-Roth, Stuttgart
1998Stadthaus Ulm, Ulm
2002Musée cantonal des beaux-arts, Lausanne
2009Schloss Moyland, Bedburg Hau
2010Kunsthalle Schweinfurt, Schweinfurt
2012CentrePasquArt, Biel/Bienne

published references

[exhibition catalogue] herman de vries. aus der wirklichkeit (Stadt Ulm : Ulm 1998) image repr. on pages 72-73.

[publication] herman de vries (Galerie Aline Vidal/Anthèse : Paris 2000) image repr. on page 34-35.

[publication] Mel Gooding, herman de vries. chance and change (Thames & Hudson : London 2006) image repr. on pages 62-63.

[exhibition catalogue] herman de vries. all this here ; natur: werkgruppen und installationen (Stiftung Museum Schloss Moyland : Bedburg Hau 2009) image repr. on page 78-79.

[publication] Plant exploring the botanical world (Phaidon Press : London/New York 2016) image repr. on page 307.

1st row (left to right):
quercus pubescens
quercus petraea 'appenina'
quercus acutissima
quercus glandulifera
quercus x morehus
quercus robur
quercus lanata
2nd row:
quercus myrsinifolia
quercus libani
quercus coccinea
quercus ilex
quercus x hickelii
quercus virgiliana
quercus pyrenaica
3rd row:
quercus pontica
quercus aegilops piramii
quercus suber
quercus cerris
quercus lyrata
quercus frainetto
quercus trojana
4th row:
quercus petraea mespilifolia
quercus x hispanica 'lucombeana'
quercus macranthera
quercus pyrenaica 'pendula'
quercus x rosacea
quercus glandulifera
quercus rubra maxima