van groningse aarde

catalogue number: hdv 1987.052.1
date created: 1987-1988
classification: works on paper
work type: earth rubbing
medium: 348 samples of earth/soil, collected in the Dutch province Groningen; rubbed on board
dimensions: 130 × 300 cm
signature and inscriptions: titled 'van groningse aarde', signed and dated on the front (graphite pencil)
current repository: collection Groninger Museum, Groningen
current repository number: 1988/0285
collecting history:
related works:
comment: commissioned by the Groninger Museum and the Province of Groningen
rights & reproduction: herman de vries/Groninger Museum, Groningen
exhibition history
1988 'Werken van de Nuovi Futuristi, Joost van den Toorn en herman de vries', Groninger Museum, Groningen
1998 'herman de vries - aus der wirklichkeit', Stadthaus Ulm, Ulm
2016 Groninger Museum, Groningen (collection highlights)
published references
exhibition flyer foldout for the exhibition with text by Marie Hélène Cornips, key to the earth samples and images (Groningen 1988) [online].
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. aus der wirklichkeit (Stadt Ulm : Ulm 1998) image repr. on page 56-57.
monograph herman de vries (Galerie Aline Vidal/Anthèse : Paris 2000) image repr. on page 54.