collected august 1977

catalogue number: hdv 1977.081.3
date created: 1977
classification: works on paper
work type: artist's publication, collage
medium: on the first sheet handwritten title, author and edition (black ink) + stamp of the editor in red ink, followed by 7 sheets with dried plants, signed, dated and location where the plants are collected; in wooden box with 2 copper locks. The box includes also a small sheet of paper (7 × 10.3 cm) with a text in English by herman de vries from a dialogue between Hui-Chung and Ling-Chiao: "if there is not an iota of thing, / what is it to be named?" / "no name whatever for it" / "is there anything resembling it?" / "not a thing resembling it; / the world knows
dimensions: 8 sheets each 51 × 33 cm
box 55.7 × 37.5 × 4.6 cm
signature and inscriptions: signed, dated 'collected august 1977' (ink) and stamp of the publisher (red ink) on the title page
edition: 11, numbered 1/11 - 11/11
published by artists press : Bern 1977
current repository: [3/11] collection herman and susanne de vries
current repository number:
collecting history: [4/11] Galerie Mueller-Roth, Stuttgart (K34)
related works:
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1985 'herman de vries', galerie d+c mueller-roth, Stuttgart
published references
catalogue raisonné herman de vries. les livres et les publications. catalogue raisonné (centre des livres d'artistes : Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche 2005) no image repr., 154 (catalogue number 41).