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catalogue number: hdv 1989.043.2
date created: 1989
classification: works on paper
work type: pressed plants
medium: dried leaves (wild service tree, linden, alder, beech, oak, aspen, sycamore maple and hazel) collected at Drescher, Steigerwald; pressed between plywood and glass. The plates were laid on October 14, 1989 and collected on November 11-13 [source: notizbuch XXIX])
dimensions: 8 panels each 65 × 35 cm
framed 68 × 38 cm
installed dimensions 68 × 320 cm
signature and inscriptions: titled, signed and dated on the revcerse [?]
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collecting history: galerie mueller-roth, Stuttgart
related works:
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1990 'herman de vries. a phantom & a dream', Galerie Mueller-Roth, Stuttgart
1991 'herman de vries. terre, vie et poésie', Espace de l'Art Concret, Mouans-Sartoux
1992 'herman de vries. documents of a stream - the real works 1970-1992', Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
1993 'herman de vries. meine poesie ist die welt - von den pflanzen', Städtische Galerie Würzburg, Würzburg
1994 'herman de vries. aus der wirklichkeit', Galerie Kornfeld, Zürich
1998 'herman de vries - aus der wirklichkeit', Stadthaus Ulm, Ulm
1998 'herman de vries. this is perfect. that is perfect. perfect comes from perfect. take perfect from perfect, perfect remains', Galerie Aline Vidal, Paris
2002 'herman de vries. différent & identique (eschenau sutra)', Musée cantonal des beaux-arts, Lausanne
published references
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. terre, vie et poésie (Espace de l'Art Concret, Mouans-Sartoux) image repr. on pages 28-29, 46.
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. documents of a stream, the real works 1970-1992 (Royal Botanic Garden : Edinburgh 1992) no image repr. (catalogue number 26).
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. meine poesie ist die welt - aus der heimat/von den pflanzen (Städtische Sammlungen Schweinfurt : Schweinfurt etc. 1993) images repr. on page 60, 82.
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. aus der wirklichkeit (Stadt Ulm : Ulm 1998) images repr. on page 54-55.
monograph herman de vries (Galerie Aline Vidal/Anthèse : Paris 2000) images repr. on page 46-47.