• 1979-02-19-000a
  • 1979-02-19-000b
  • 1979-02-19-000c
  • 1979-02-19-000d
  • 1979-02-19-000e

ferns collected between sangha chölling and pemaiantse 19.2.1979 27°16'n/88°05'e

catalogue number: hdv 1979.081.1
date created: 1979
classification: editions & publications
work type: collages series, artist's publication
medium: 16 sheets, the first page with handwritten title page and photograph (7.5 × 10.5 cm) showing a view on the mountains near Sangha Chölling, Sikkim and the stupa; herman de vries added two arrows indicating his point of departure and end of the walk; followed by 31 specimens of ferns collected during that walk, mounted on paper; at the end 2 sheets with 5 colour photographs with format 10.5 × 7.5 cm and 6 with format 7.5 × 10.5 cm; in canvas binding
dimensions: each sheet 60 × 46.5 cm
binding 61.2 × 47.5 × 3.8 cm
signature and inscriptions: titled/dated 'ferns collected between sangha chölling and pemaiantse 19.2.1979 27°16'n/88°05'e' and signed on the title page (graphite pencil)
edition: 1/1
current repository: collection herman and susanne de vries
current repository number:
collecting history:
related works:
photo/scan: studio herman de vries/Julia Henfling
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1992 'herman de vries. documents of a stream - the real works 1970-1992', Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
1998 'herman de vries - reizen 1970-1998. documents of a stream', Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede
2018 'herman de vries. oplage 0', Block C, Groningen
published references
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. documents of a stream, the real works 1970-1992 (Royal Botanic Garden : Edinburgh 1992) no image repr. (catalogue number 14).
catalogue raisonné herman de vries. les livres et les publications. catalogue raisonné / textes de herman de vries, Anne Moeglin-Delcroix, Didier Mathieu (Centre des livres d'artistes : Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche 2005) no image repr., 159 (catalogue number 52).