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from earth: +/- lila

catalogue number: hdv 2003.052.
date created: 2003
classification: rubbings
work type: earth rubbing, edition
medium: hand-labeled case containing 11 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, followed by 10 sheets with samples of lila earth pigments; on the reverse the number corresponding with the list of origins; in rose-lila cardboard case with title, artist and editor in coloured pencil
dimensions: 10 + 1 sheets each 23 × 17.5 cm
case 26 × 19.5 × 1.7 cm
signature and inscriptions: signed and numbered on the title page (graphite pencil)
edition: 13, numbered 1/13 - 13/13
published by Edition Lydia Megert : Paris/Bern 2003
current repository: [3/13] collection Bayrische Staatsbibliothek, Munich
[6/13] collection herman and susanne de vries
[10/13] private collection, Bern
current repository number: [3/13] 4 L.sel.I 3783-1/7
collecting history:
related works: 'proofs for lila'(2000)
in 2005 'from earth: +/- lila' became part of the 'library of earth colours'
comment: origins of the samples: leros, plefouti | leros, plefouti | leros, castro | leros, castro | leros, castro | kirchlauter-d | gomera, sta. clara | gomera, mta. de la asomada | gomera, lomo loco | gomera, lomo loco
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) no image repr., 209 (catalogue number 97).