catalogue number: hdv 1971.011.27
date created: 1971
classification: works on paper
work type: drawing
medium: on the intersections of the lines of a 3 × 3 cm grid, dots (in 5 sizes) arranged with at random selection of place and size; each time size '5' is selected, other sizes have more random chances in rows 5 (or 6) elements width; black ink on board
dimensions: 69 × 95.5 cm
signature and inscriptions: signed and dated/work number 'V71-78' on the reverse (graphite pencil)
current repository: unknown
current repository number:
collecting history: 'Contemporary Art II', Dorotheum Vienna, 23 November 2017 (lot 312)
collection Ugo Paganini, Forli
collection A & M, Bologna
'Twentieth Century Art, Christie's Amsterdam, 5 June 2007 (lot 159 unsold)
collection Peter Struycken, Gorinchem
collection Ad Dekkers, Gorinchem (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.