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v73-116 random dots in space

catalogue number: hdv 1973.011.
date created: 1973
classification: drawings
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 in black ink are at random selected from 2 possible sizes; each group of guides has 1 out of 5 possibilities; on paper
dimensions: 73 × 102 cm
signature and inscriptions: [signed (twice), titled and dated on the reverse (pencil)]
current repository: current location unknown
current repository number:
collecting history: • sale, 'Post-War and Contemporary Art', October 16, 2019, Venduehuis der Notarissen, The Hague (Lot nr 88)
• private collection (acquired through Galerie 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.