the first leaves on 1-5-1977

the birch [volume I], collected in 1977 from the southside of the same tree

catalogue number: hdv 1977.011.
date created: 1977
classification: drawings
work type: collage series
medium: dried vegetation (birch leaves collected from the southside of the same tree) on board; in portfolio
dimensions: (24 ×) 29.7 × 21 cm + title page (portfolio 32 × 24 × 2.5 cm)
signature and inscriptions: [titled, signed and dated on the label of the portfolio (pencil)] - the birch. // collected: 1977 // herman de vries
[titled, signed and dated on the title page (pencil)] collected in 1977, from the southside of the same tree // by herman de vries
[dated on each sheet] 1-1-1977 - 16-12-1977
current repository: collection herman and susanne de vries
current repository number:
collecting history:
related works: this series was created as volume I, in 1977; volume II (+ 1 extra with telegram) was created in 1979 and in 1980 volume III
comment: the first and lasts sheets are empty, first leaves on 1-5-1977, the last on 16-10-1977
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1979 'herman de vries. "the birch" und andere arbeiten', Galerie Lydia Megert, Bern
1980 'herman de vries. werken 1954-1980', Groninger Museum, Groningen
published references
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. werken 1954-1980 (Groninger Museum : Groningen 1980) no image repr. (catalogue number 5.6 1-3).