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earth notes from mouans-sartoux & le massif du tanneron & de weerribben

catalogue number: hdv 1998.052.
date created: 1998 (2003 and 2005)
classification: editions & publications
work type earth rubbing series, artist's publication
medium: volume 4 of the series 'earth notes' with handwritten title page, followed by 108 sheets with samples of earth/soil, collected in 1998 in Mouans-Sartoux and the Massif du Tanneron - France and de Weerribben - the Netherlands; [later added] Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche - France, collected by Corinne Peirier and Muriel Desroches in 2005 and Gavdos - Greece, collected by Harmut Geerken 2002-2003, rubbed on paper; each rubbing is protected by a sheet of Japanese paper; bound in brown leather with title 'earth notes' and artist on the back in hot foil stamping, in slipcase
dimensions: each page 20.8 × 14.4 cm
bound 21.4 × 15.4 × 3.9 cm
signature and inscriptions: titled 'earth notes from mouans-sartoux / & / le massif du tanneron 17-22 march 1998. / & / de weerribben e.o. watergoed kop van overijssel 12-30 may 1998 [later added] & / environs de saint-yrieix-la-perche april 2005 / avril 2005, collected with corinne peirier & muriel desroches p. 58-76 [on the reverse of the title page] & / gavdos / collected by hartmut geerken 2002 & 2003 p. 77-107' and signed on the title page (graphite pencil)
numbered 'bd. 4/9' and edition '1/1' left from the title page (graphite pencil)
each sample with location and numbered on the reverse of each page (graphite pencil)
edition: [published by the artist : eschenau 1998-2005]
edition 1/1
current repository: collection herman and susanne de vries
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rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
2018 'herman de vries. oplage 0', Block C, Groningen
published references
catalogue raisonné herman de vries. les livres et les publications : catalogue raisonné / textes de herman de vries, Anne Moeglin-Delcroix, Didier Mathieu (Centre des livres d'artistes : Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche 2005) image repr. on page 200, 198 (catalogue number 84).