vergleichende landschaftsstudien

catalogue number: 1996.052.1a-l
date created: 1994-1996
classification: works on paper
work type earth rubbing series
medium: 12 sheets each with 45 (5 × 9) samples of earth/soil, collected all over the world; rubbed on paper
dimensions: 12 parts each 73 × 102 cm
framed 75 × 104.6 cm
installed dimensions
signature and inscriptions: titled, signed and dated on the front of each part (graphite pencil)
current repository: collection Museo della Merda, Castelbosco
current repository number:
collecting history: acquired through Cortesi Gallery, Lugano/Milan in 2018
related works:
comment: the parts are titled and dated (from left to right): from earth: north groningen, 1995 | from earth: sicily, 1994 | from earth: western ross, schotland, 1995 | from earth: el hierro, 1995 | from earth: stiftland, 1994 | from earth: massif du tanneron, 1995 | from earth: oberwallis, 1995 | from earth: nepal, 1995 | from earth: eschenau & northern steigerwald, 1995 | from earth: leros, 1996 | from earth: from around erfurt, 1996 | from earth: senegal, 1995
photo/scan: studio herman de vries/Joana Schwender
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1997 'herman de vries. from earth - von der erde', Städtische Galerie am Markt, Schwäbisch Hall
2002 'herman de vries. différent & identique (eschenau sutra)', Musée cantonal des beaux-arts, Lausanne
2009 'herman de vries. all this here - natur: werkgruppen und installationen', Schloss Moyland, Bedburg Hau
2010 'herman de vries. all this here - natur: werkgruppen und installationen', Kunsthalle Schweinfurt, Schweinfurt
2018 'herman de vries. all all all', Cortesi Gallery, Milan
published references
monograph herman de vries. from earth - von der erde (Städtische Galerie am Markt : Schwäbisch Hall 1997) image repr. on page 14-21.
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. all this here. natur: werkgruppen und installationen (Stiftung Museum Schloss Moyland : Bedburg Hau 2009) image repr. on page 85-88, 131 (catalogue number 14).
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. all all all (Cortesi Gallery : Lugano/Milan/London 2018) image repr. on pages [52-53] (catalogue number 10).