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the book of ferns

catalogue number: hdv 1978.012.
date created: 1978
classification: drawings, books
medium: 32 two dried ferns, collected in the Doubs valley on October 29, 1978, distributed on sixteen sheets of paper folded in half, sheets of gray cardboard dividers; the set is placed between two wooden planks held in place by two knotted white cotton bands, handwritten title page
dimensions: each sheet 57.5 × 29 cm (planks 61 × 29.5 × 5 cm
signature and inscriptions: [signed on the title page and on the edge of the wooden board]
edition: 1 copy
edited by herman de vries : eschenau 1978
current location: collection Centre national des arts plastiques (FNAC 03-919)
collecting history:
related works:
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
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 images repr. (cat. number 48).