from earth

catalogue number: hdv 1986.052.1
date created: 1986
classification: works on paper
work type: earth rubbing
medium: 360 (15 × 24) samples of earth/soil rubbed on paper
dimensions: 119 × 180.3 cm
signature and inscriptions: titled 'from earth', signed and dated on the front (graphite pencil)
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collecting history: 'Figuration to Abstraction: Expressions of the 20th Century', Sotheby's Cologne (November 14– 22, 2023)
collection IBM Deutschland, Sindelfingen (acquired through Galerie Mueller-Roth, Stuttgart 1986)
related works:
photo/scan: courtesy Sotheby's Cologne
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
published references
collection catalogue Ruth Händler, ['no title'], published in Kunst in der IBM Deutschland (IBM Deutschland : Stuttgart 1989; 2nd ed. 1991) image repr. on page 189, 188-189.