only 1 sheets with leaves shown (dated '1-12 1980')
  • 1980-00-00-000a
  • 1980-00-00-000b
  • 1980-00-00-000c

the birch [volume 3], collected in 1980 from the south-side of the same tree

catalogue number: hdv 1980.042.
date created: 1980
classification: works on paper
work type: collage series
medium: dried leaves (birch) collected from the southside of the same tree on the 1st and the 15th of each month, starting on the 1st of January, last on December 16, 1980; on paper (plastic cover) and in portfolio
dimensions: (24 sheets) 29.7 × 21 cm + title page (portfolio 32 × 24 × 2.5 cm)
signature and inscriptions: titled '- the birch', signed and dated 'collected: 1980' on the label of the portfolio (graphite pencil)
signed, dated 'collected in 1980, from the south-side of the same tree' and number 'volume 3' on the title page (graphite pencil)
dated on each sheet '1-1-1980 [- 16-12-1980]' (graphite pencil)
current repository: collection herman and susanne de vries
current repository number:
collecting history:
related works: volume 1 (1977) and volume 2 + 1 extra with telegram (1979)
comment: the first and lasts sheets are empty, first leaves on 1-5-1980, the last on 1-12-1980
photo/scan: studio herman de vries/l-cs
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
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).