from earth: gomera, lomo loco

catalogue number: hdv 1997.052
date created: 1997
classification: works on paper
work type earth rubbing
medium: sample of earth/soil, collected on La Gomera (Canary Islands) - Spain; rubbed on paper
dimensions: 71.5 × 101 cm
signature and inscriptions: titled 'from earth: gomera, lomo loco', signed and dated on the front (graphite pencil)
current repository: unknown
current repository number:
collecting history: 'Postwar and Contemporary Art', Christie's Amsterdam, 12 December 2017 (lot 249)
collection Ron Klein Breteler, Rotterdam (acquired through Art Affairs, Amsterdam in 1999)
related works:
comment: 'lomo loco' means 'weird place' and was used by herman and susanne de vries to indicate a place on La Gomera without an official geographical indication
rights & reproduction: herman de vries