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red! / rouge! from red earth / de la terre rouge

catalogue number: hdv 1998.052.
date created: 1998
classification: works on paper
work type earth rubbing series, edition
medium: hand-labeled case containing 12 sheets of paper of which 1 sheet with on the front title, artist, edition and editor in handwritten graphite pencil and on the reverse a list of the geographical origins of the earth samples + 1 sheet of Japanese paper with the word 'red' translated in 6 languages (German, French, Spanish, Arabic, Danish and Greek), followed by 10 sheets with samples of red earth pigments; on the reverse the number corresponding with the list of origins; gray cardboard case with title, artist and editor printed on label in black ink
dimensions: (2 + 10 sheets) 28.4 × 22.4 cm (case 31.1 × 24.3 × 1.8 cm)
signature and inscriptions: signed and numbered on the title page (pencil)
edition: 17, numbered 1/17 - 17/17
published by Edition Lydia Megert : Bern and Montreuil/Paris 1999
current repository: [?/17] collection Museum Pfalzgalerie, Kaiserslautern
[5/17] collection Bayrische Staatsbibliothek, Munich (rep. number 4 L.sel.I 3783-1/7)
[9/17] private collection (anon. sale, 'Kunst des 19. bis 21. Jahrhunderts', Galerie Kornfeld Bern, 16 September 2021 (lot 730))
[15/17] collection herman and susanne de vries
[16/17] collection Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (rep. number 2003.6.0049)
current repository number:
collecting history:
related works: in 2005 'red! / rouge! from red earth / de la terre rouge' became part of the 'library of earth colours'
comment: origins of the earth samples: pfaffenreuth stiftland germany | alcora spain | solignac massif central france | montana colorada el hierro canaries | lomo loco la gomera canaries | cap bon tunesia | wadi rum jordania | jutland denmark | laguna grande la gomera canaries | katsouni leros greece
photo/scan:
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
2003 'Seeing Red Part II. Contemporary Nonobjective Painting', Hunter College, New York [group]
2022 'Vom Zauber der Handbewegung. Eine Geschichte der Zeichnung im 20. und 21. Jahrhundert, Museim Pfalzgalerie, Kaiserslautern [group]
published references
exhibition catalogue Seeing Red. On nonobjective paiting and color theory (Salon Verlag : Cologne 2004) image repr. on page 66, 237.
catalogue raisonné herman de vries. les livres et les publications : catalogue raisonné (centre des livres d'artistes : Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche 2005) no image repr., 199 (catalogue number 85).
collection catalogue Vom Zauner der Handbewegung Eine Geschichte der Zeichnung im 20. und 21. Jahrhundert. Bestandskataloge der Graphischen Sammlung XVI (Deutscher Kunstverlag: Berlin 2022).