from earth: obersteinbach

catalogue number: hdv 1990.052.
date created: 1990
classification: works on paper
work type: earth rubbing
medium: sample of earth/soil, collected in Obersteinbach (Steigerwald); rubbed on paper
dimensions: 15 × 10.5 cm
signature and inscriptions: titled 'fr. earth: obersteinbach', signed and dated on the reverse (graphite pencil)
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comment: for the catalogue to accompany the exhibition 'herman de vries. from earth', March 17-April 18, 1990 in the Cairn Gallery, Nailsworth herman de vries made a series of rubbings. More 'from earth: obersteinbach' rubbings were found, but also 'from earth: roussillon' and others.
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