2003-00-00-0920

steigerwald holzbibliothek (steigerwald wood library)

work number:
executed: 2003
classification: sculpture
object/work type: multiple
technique/material: wood 24 varieties (see 'extended description')
dimensions: (24 ×) varying formats (see 'extended description')
signature and inscriptions: []
edition: 9 copies
[eschenau editions] : eschenau 2003
current location: [1/9] collection FRAC Alsace, Selestat
[4/9] collection herman and susanne de vries
[8/9] collection Mueller-Roth, Stuttgart
collecting history:
related works:
comment: manufactured in cooperation with Jörn Hagen
photo/scan: courtesy Galerie Aline Vidal, Paris
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
extended description

wood varieties (English and Latin) and dimensions:

false acacia robinia pseudo-acacia 18.9 × 13.8 × 2.8 cm
sorvice tree sorbus domestica 18.4 × 11.0 × 3.3 cm
wild sorvice sorbus torminalis 18.0 × 12.2 × 4.3 cm
pear pyrus communis 20.4 × 12.9 × 4.3 cm
apple malus communis 20.0 × 12.8 × 3.3 cm
cherry prunus avium 20.3 × 14.2 × 3.8 cm
plum prunus domestica 15.4 × 9.0 × 6.6 cm
poplar populus 22.8 × 16.4 × 4.2 cm
pine pinus sylvestris 21.7 × 15.3 × 3.4 cm
larch larix decidua 18.8 × 12.8 × 3.8 cm
spruce picea excelsa 20.3 × 12.6 × 4.3 cm
douglas fir pseudotsuga menziesii 22.8 × 16.9 × 4.3 cm
sycamore maple acer pseudoplatanus 20.4 × 12.7 × 4.3 cm
norway maple acer platanoides 20.3 × 12.9 × 3.8 cm
field maple acer campestre 21.9 × 14.8 × 3.3 cm
ash fraxinus excelsior 21.3 × 18.0 × 3.8 cm
birch betula 21.9 × 15.0 × 4.3 cm
hornbeam carpinus betulus 16.4 × 11.6 × 4.2 cm
walnut juglans regia 19.0 × 12.4 × 4.2 cm
beech fagus sylvatica 21.3 × 14.2 × 3.9 cm
lime tilia 21.4 × 14.6 × 3.8 cm
oak quercus 20.4 × 14.1 × 4.3 cm
mountain elm ulmus montana 21.8 × 14.7 × 3.8 cm
black elder alnus glutinosa 20.4 × 18.6 × 4.3 cm
exhibition history
2003 'herman de vries', Galerie Mueller-Roth, Stuttgart [8/9]
2010 'Künstlerbücher : Helmut Dirnaichner, Ulrich Erben, François Morellet, Karin Sander, Gavin Young, herman de vries', Galerie Mueller-Roth, Stuttgart' [group] [8/9]
2012 'herman de vries. diversity in unity', Galerie Vayhinger, Radolfzell [4/9]
published references
catalogue raisonné herman de vries. les livres et les publications : catalogue raisonné (centre des livres d'artistes : Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche 2005) image repr. on p. 210-211 (cat. number 99).