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catalogue number: hdv 1999.041.1
date created: 1999
classification: assemblages, collages & pressings
work type: assemblage, edition
medium: 9 sheets of white board, each with 12 (4 × 3) small cellophane bags 9.5 × 5.5 cm), each bag with one item such as grass, earth, feathers, bark, animal hair, leaves, wings of butterflies, ashes, mushrooms, blossom leaves, moss, fern etc., each sheet with a passe-partout + 1 coverage with handwritten title, signature, impressum and number of edition; in linen box (51.8 × 51.2 × 3 cm) with printed label
dimensions: (1 + 9 sheets) 49.6 times; 49.6 cm (motif size 31.5 × 26.5 cm)
signature and inscriptions: titled, signed, dated and numbered on the title page (pencil)
edition: 19, numbered 1/19 - 19/19 + 1 a.p.
published by Éditions Lydia Megert : Bern & Montreuil/Paris 1999
current repository: [6/19] private collection, Amsterdam
[10/19] private collection, Bern (sale, 'Kunst des 19. bis 21. Jahrhunderts', Galerie Kornfeld Bern, September 16, 2021 (lot 732))
[13/19] collection Bayrische Staatsbibliothek, Munich (rep. number 2 L.sel.III 354)
[?/19] collection Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo (rep. number KM 129.754)
[?/19] collection Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart (rep. number AS 2000/8)
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rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
2001 'herman de vries. texte und tatsachen', Museum für Konkrete Kunst, Ingolstadt
2017 'SHOWCASE - Künstlerbücher aus der Sammlung der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek', Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich
published references
exhibition catalogue herman de vries. texte und tatsachen (Museum für Konkrete Kunst : Ingolstadt 2001) image repr. on pages 64-65 [mistakenly dated 2000].
exhibition catalogue SHOWCASE - Künstlerbücher aus der Sammlung der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek. Ausstellungskataloge / Bayerische Staatsbibliothek 91 (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek : München 2017) image repr. on page 210, 210-215.