v71-61 random dot grid field

catalogue number: hdv 1971.011.22
date created: 1971
classification: works on paper
work type: drawing
medium: on the intersections of the lines of a 3 × 3 cm grid, dots with at random selected size (in 5 sizes) are placed; the possible number of dot sizes increases towards the middle and back (vertical direction) and preferred percentage per element in 5 to 1 columns (horizontal); selection of the elements in these serial possibilities (and limitations) at random; black ink on board
dimensions: 71.5 × 102 cm
signature and inscriptions: titled, signed and dated/work number on the reverse (graphite pencil) [?]
current repository: private collection, Groningen
current repository number:
collecting history:
related works:
photo/scan: Marten de Leeuw/Groninger Museum, Groningen
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1979 'Kollektie De Groot', Groninger Museum, Groningen [group]
1980 'herman de vries. werken 1954-1980', Groninger Museum, Groningen
published references
exhibition catalogue Kollektie De Groot. Een keuze uit de kollektie van de familie H. de Groot : plastieken, schilderijen, tekeningen en prenten (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1979) image repr. on page 38, 67 (catalogue number 166).
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. werken 1954-1980 (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) no image repr., 149 (catalogue number 2.31).
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. toevalstekeningen = random objectivations (Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo 2015) no image repr., 70.