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1966/15 permutable text

catalogue number: 1966.00.11
executed: 1966
classification: works on paper
object/work type: collage
technique/material: red and black rub-off letters on white paper
51 randomly selected words from J. Huizinga Homo ludens. Proeve eener bepaling van het spelelement der cultuur (Haarlem 1940 2nd ed.) rubbed on paper
dimensions: 43.2 × 61.5 cm
signature and inscriptions: [on the reverse, lower left (pencil)] V1966/15 permuteerbare text // (toevalsmonster uit // - homo ludens van j. huizinga) // herman de vries febr. 1966
current location: collection Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague (inv. nr. TEK-1969-0006)
collecting history: acquired direct from the artist (1969)
related works:
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1980 herman de vries. werken 1954-1980', Groninger Museum, Groningen
published references
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. werken 1954-1980 (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) image repr. on page 108/top (cat. number 3.2).