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v73-116 random dots in space

catalogue number: hdv 1973.011.7
date created: 1973
classification: works on paper
work type: drawing
medium: randomly selected number of diagonal guides (in groups of 2 to 9) in a 3 × 3 cm grid starting from random points on the 4 sides; on the intersections of the diagonal guides, dots are at random selected from 2 possible sizes; each group of guides has 1 out of 5 possibilities; black ink on paper
dimensions: 73 × 102 cm
signature and inscriptions: signed (twice) and dated/work number 'V73-116' on the reverse (graphite pencil)]
current repository: unknown
current repository number:
collecting history: 'Post-War and Contemporary Art', Venduehuis der Notarissen, The Hague, 16 October 2019 (lot 88)
private collection (acquired through Galerie Riekje Swart, Amsterdam)
related works:
comment: finished before v73-114 and v73-115 [notes herman de vries]
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1975 'herman de vries. random shapes', Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
published references
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. random shapes (Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam : Amsterdam 1975) no image repr. (catalogue number 36).
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. toevalstekeningen = random objectivations (Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo 2015) no image repr., 73.