sketchbook 000 'eschenau'

catalogue number: hdv 1973.014.7a-t
date created: 1973
classification: works on paper
work type: sketchbook
medium: 20 drawings in sketchbook with cardboard covers and metal spiral binding
see also 'extended description'
dimensions: 24 × 32 cm (motif size 24 × 24 cm)
signature and inscriptions: numbered '000' on the cover (ink)
each sheet numbered 'I-XIX [the second drawing is not numbered] (pencil)
each sheet signed and dated/work number on the reverse (pencil)
edition:
current repository: [v73-179] [for Bonnie Pfeiffer, N.Y. - notes herman de vries]
[v73-200] [for Lucy Milton, London - notes herman de vries]
[v73-233] private collection, Amsterdam
current repository number:
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rights & reproduction: herman de vries
extended description
I. [v73-179] dashes (5 mm) drawn starting from a random place and random direction with random selected colour (18 colours); coloured pencil with graphite pencil on paper
not numbered [v73-200] horizontal and vertical lines, forming a 4 × 4 cm grid, drawn with random choice of colour; coloured pencil with graphite pencil on paper
II. [v73-213] inside an area with random size (3-10 cm) and place with 5 × 5 mm grid, elements on the gridlines are distributed with at random selected number, position (horizontal/vertical) and length; black ink with graphite pencil on paper
III. [v73-214] horizontal and vertical lines are drawn at a distance of 2 cm [→ 2 × 2 cm grid] with at random choice to draw a line or not (both lines 1-3 cm) from left to righ and top to bottom; black ink with graphite pencil on paper
IV. [v73-215] inside the squares of a 2 × 2 cm grid, lines are drawn connecting with random choice top left to bottom right or top right to bottom left; black ink with graphite pencil on paper
V. [v73-216] horizontal and vertical lines are drawn at a distance of 2 cm [→ 2 × 2 cm grid]; black ink with graphite pencil on paper
VI. [v73-217] lines are drawn with at random selected distances from one side to the other, horizontal and vertical [program as v73-197 (sketchbook XVI/ X)]; black ink with graphite pencil on paper
VII. [v73-218] the lines of v73-197 are used as guides to connect inside each square lines with random choice from top left to bottom right or top right to bottom left [program as v73-198 (sketchbook XVI/ XI)]; black ink with graphite pencil on paper
VIII. [v73-219] dots with random selected size (size 1-5) distributed at random on the columns following a random scheme; black ink with graphite pencil on paper
IX. [v73-220] vertical lines drawn at a distance of 5 mm with at random choice of line thickness (0.2, 0.4, 0.8, 1.2 mm); black ink with graphite pencil on paper
X. [v73-221] horizontal and vertical lines drawn at a distance of 5 mm (5 × 5 mm grid); the first line starts with random line thickness (0.2, 0.4, 0.8, 1.2 mm), the following line is less in case of even numbers and if odd more thickness; black ink with graphite pencil on paper
XI. [v73-222] horizontal and vertical lines drawn at a distance of 5 mm (5 × 5 mm grid) with at random choice of colour (black or yellow); coloured ink with graphite pencil on paper
XII. [v73-223] horizontal and vertical lines drawn at a distance of 1 cm (1 × 1 cm grid) with at random choice of colour (yellow or black) [program as v73-222]; coloured ink with graphite pencil on paper
XIII. [v73-224] horizontal and vertical lines drawn at a distance of 2 cm (2 × 2 cm grid) with at random choice of colour (black or yellow) [program as v73-222]; coloured ink with graphite pencil on paper
XIV. [v73-226] horizontal and vertical lines drawn at a distance of 4 cm (4 × 4 cm grid) with at random choice colour (black or blue) [program as v73-222]; coloured ink with graphite pencil on paper
XV. [v73-230] horizontal and vertical lines at a distance of 3 mm (3 × 3 mm grid) with colour randomly selected starting with 1 line with randomly selected colour and the following lines left or right from the colour range (18 colours); coloured pencil with graphite pencil on paper
XVI. [v73-231] horizontal and vertical lines drawn at a distance of 5 mm in groups with random number of lines (2-9) and the same colour for each group, randomly selected (blue, red and yellow); coloured ink with graphite pencil on paper
XVII. [v73-232] vertical lines drawn at a distance of 5 mm with 1 line left out at random [program as v73-203 (sketchbook XVI/ XIV)]; black ink with graphite pencil on paper
XVIII. [v73-225] horizontal and vertical lines drawn at a distance of 2 cm (2 × 2 cm grid) with random choice of colour (black or yellow) [program as v73-222]; coloured ink with graphite pencil on paper
XIX. [v73-233] groups of horizontal and vertical lines drawn at a distance of 1 cm with at random selected thickness of the line (0.2 - 0.4 - 0.8 - 1.2 mm) [program as v73-208 (sketchbook XVI/ XIX)]; black ink with graphite pencil on paper