wynfrith me caesit - herman me recreavit, düsseldorf

catalogue number: hdv 2002.112.1
date created: 2002
classification: installations
work type: environment
medium: sanctuary with oak tree and wrought-iron fence crowned with gilded spearheads and inscribed in gilded letters on the fence 'wynfrith me caesit - herman me recreavit'
dimensions: height of the oak tree 7 m
signature and inscriptions:
current repository: Kulturamt der Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf (Lantz'schen Park)
current repository number: KA.SB538
collecting history:
related works:
comment: in 2021 the work was moved from the Joseph Beuys Ufer zum Lant'schen Park
photo/scan: Eva & Wolfgang Aull, Eschenau
rights & reproduction: herman de vries/Kulturamt der Landeshauptstadt Düsseldorf
exhibition history
2002 'Hell-gruen 2002. 30 Kunstwerke im und um den Düsseldorfer Hofgarten', Düsseldorf [group]
published references
exhibition catalogue Michael Voets, 'herman de vries "wynfrith me caesit ..."', in Hell-gruen. 30 Kunstprojekte im und um den Düsseldorfer Hofgarten (Kulturamt Düsseldorf : Düsseldorf 2003) image repr. on page [74], [74-75], 95-96.
exhibition catalogue Kai-Uwe Schierz, 'Bonifatius, Beuys, heilige Eichen? Zur Genese eines künstlerischen Motivfeldes', in exhibition catalogue Von Bonifatius bis Beuys - oder vom Umgang mit heiligen Eichen (Kunsthalle Erfurt : Erfurt 2004) image repr., 11-19.