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earth notes - leros, 19 september-8 october 1997 [volume 1 from 9]

catalogue number: hdv 1997.052.
date created: 1997
classification: works on paper
work type earth rubbing series, artist's book
medium: handwritten title page followed by 108 samples of earth/soil, collected during a stay from September 19 to October 8, 1997 on Leros - Greece, on paper; each rubbing is protected by a sheet of Japanese paper; bound in beige leather with title 'earth notes' and artist on the back in hot foil stamping, in slipcase
dimensions: 108 sheets each 19.3 × 14.7 cm (bound 19.7 × 15 × 3.9 cm)
slipcase 20.7 × 16 × 4.8 cm
signature and inscriptions: titled '- earth notes - / leros / 19 september-8 october 1997' and signed on the title page (pencil)
numbered 'bd. 19' and edition '1/1' left from the title page (pencil)
each sample with location (pencil)
edition: 1/1
[published by the artist] : eschenau 1997
current repository: collection herman and susanne de vries
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collecting history:
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rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
1997 'herman de vries. from earth - von der erde', Städtische Galerie am Markt, Schwäbisch Hall
published references
catalogue raisonné herman de vries. les livres et les publications : catalogue raisonné (centre des livres d'artistes : Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche 2005) image repr. on page 200, 198 (catalogue number 84).