sketchbook ruwen hennip bij: 'de dood' IV

catalogue number: hdv 1968.014.4a-x
date created: 1968
classification: works on paper
work type: drawing series, sketchbook
medium: 24 drawings with black ink and graphite pencil on paper, in sketchbook with cardboard covers and metal spiral binding
see also 'extended description'
dimensions: 24 × 32 cm (motif size 24 × 24 cm)
signature and inscriptions: titled 'ruwen hennip bij: 'de dood' IV' on the cover (ink)
dedication 'geschenk aan susanne, I-VI, sept. '71 herman de vries' / 'susanne jacob [de vries]' and number 'T923-X-1983' on the reverse of the cover (biro and pencil)
numbered 'I' [- XXIII ('XVI' twice!)] on the front of each drawing
titled 'a.r.', signed and dated/work number on the reverse (pencil)
edition:
current repository: collection Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
current repository number: DKM Gr. 1011, 5
collecting history: acquired directly from the artist
related works:
comment: the sheets numbered I (V68-165), III (V68-168), VII (V68-175) - VIII (V68-177a), X ([V68-177c]), XII (V68-177e), XIV (V68-177g), XVII (V68-177k), XIX (V68-177m) and XIII (V68-177q) are also numbered 25-34 in circles on the front; the number refers to the page in the anthology random objectivations (1972)
photo/scan: courtesy Staatsgalerie Stuttgart
rights & reproduction: herman de vries/Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
extended description
I. [v68-165] 19 lines arranged with at random selection of number (2-50 → 20 [= 19]), length (1-9 cm) and descent measured on the left side (2-9 → 2 cm); black ink with graphite pencil on paper
II. [v68-166] 12 lines arranged with at random selection of number (2-50 → 12), length (1-9 cm) and descent measured on the left side (2-9 → 3 cm) [program as v68-165]; black ink with graphite pencil on paper
III. [v68-168] 39 lines arranged with at random selection of number (2-50 → 39), length (1-9 cm) and descent measured on the left side (2-9 → 7 cm) [program as v68-165]; black ink with graphite pencil on paper
IV. [v68-169] 6 lines arranged with at random selection of number (2-50 → 6), length (1-9 cm) and descent measured on the left side (2-9 → 8 cm) [program as v68-165]; black ink with graphite pencil on paper
V. [v68-170] 25 lines arranged with at random selection of number (2-50 → 25), length (1-9 cm) and descent measured on the left and right side (2-9 → 3 cm) [program as v68-165]; black ink with graphite pencil on paper
VI. [v68-174] maximum number of lines (2-50 → 6, 7, 7, 3) on each side and descent measured on the left and right side 6 cm [program as v68-170]; black ink with graphite pencil on paper
VII. [v68-175] 35 lines arranged with at random number (20-50 → 35), place and direction; black ink with graphite pencil on paper
VIII-XXIV. [v68-177a-q] series of 17 drawings, starting with one line and each of the follwing sheets has one line more (place and direction selected at random); black ink with graphite pencil on paper
published references
anthology herman de vries, random objectivations. collection autori, 1 (edizioni amodulo : villanuova sul clisi 1972) image repr. on fol. 25-34.