v71-78 random dot grid field

catalogue number: hdv 1971.010.
date created: 1971
classification: drawings
work type: drawing
medium: at random selection of place and size of black ink dots (in 5 sizes) on the intersections of the lines of a 3 × 3 cm grid; each time size '5' is selected, other sizes have more random chances in rows 5 (or 6) elements width; in black ink on paper
dimensions: 69 × 95.5 cm
signature and inscriptions: [titled, signed and dated (twice) on the reverse (pencil)] herman de vries // V71-78
current repository: current location unknown
current repository number:
collecting history: • anon. sale, Dorotheum Vienna, 'Contemporary Art II', November 23, 2017 (Lot 312)
• collection Ugo Paganini, Forli
• collection A & M, Bologna
• Christies Amsterdam, 'Twentieth Century Art, June 5, 2007 (Lot 159 unsold)
• collection Peter Struycken, Gorinchem
• collection Ad Dekkers, Gorkum (1972)
related works:
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1972 'Struktuur - een thema, een methode', Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden [group]
published references
exhibition catalogue Struktuur - een thema, een methode. Centrum voor Cubische Constructies, Dekkers [...] (Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal : Leiden 1972) no image repr. (cat. number 57).
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. toevalstekeningen = random objectivations (Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo 2015) no image repr., 70.