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[earth notes] from earth collected by friends [volume 8 of 9]

catalogue number: hdv 2002.052.
date created: 1998-2002
classification: works on paper
work type: artist's publication, earth rubbing
medium: handwritten title page, followed by 108 sheets with samples of earth/soil, collected in1998 and 2001 by Sigi Hauff-Geerken in Australia, by Marcus Neufanger in 1998 in Bretagne, by Jörg-Heiko Bruns in 2000 in Turkey, by Antoinette Pitteloud in 2001 around Lausanne and in Mongolia and by Aline Vidal in 1999 and 2001 on the Île de Porquerolle, 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: 108 sheets each 21.2 × 14.8 cm (bound 21.7 × 15.6 × 3.9 cm)
slipcase 22.7 × 16.6 × 4.8 cm
signature and inscriptions: titled 'from earth collected by friends / * australia: mcdonnell ranges u.a. coll. by Sigi Hauff-Geerken, 1998 and 2001, p. 1-27 / * bretagne, coll. by marcus neufanger, 1998, p. 28-50 / & south turkey, coll. by jörg bruns, 2000, p. 51-64 / * from around lausanne, coll. by antoinette pitteloud, 2001, p. 65-103 / * mongolia, coll. by antoinette pitteloud, 2001, p. 104-106 / * île de porquerolle, coll. by Aline Vidal, 1999, 2001, p. 107-108' and signed on the ritle page (graphite pencil)
numbered 'bd. 8/9' 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: 1/1
[published by the artist : eschenau 2002]
current repository: collection herman and susanne de vries
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rights & reproduction: herman de vries
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, 198-199 (catalogue number 84).