2004-00-00-051a
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from earth: gelb jaune yellow

catalogue number: hdv 2004.052.1
date created: 2004
classification: rubbings
work type: earth rubbing series, edition
medium: hand-labeled case containing 18 sheets of paper of which 1 sheet with on the front title ('from earth' in pencil and the second part 'gelb jaune yellow' in 3 different yellow coloured pencils), artist, edition and editor in handwritten graphite pencil and on the reverse a list of the geographical origins of the earth samples; followed by 17 sheets with samples of yellow earth pigments; on the reverse the number corresponding with the list of origins; yellow cardboard case with title ('from earth' in pencil and the second part 'gelb jaune yellow' in 3 different yellow coloured pencils), artist and editor in graphite pencil
dimensions: 18 sheets each 28.3 × 21 cm (case 31 × 23 × 2.2 cm)
signature and inscriptions: signed and numbered on the title page (pencil)
edition: 13, numbered 1/13 - 13/13 + 1 a.c.
published by Edition Lydia Megert : Paris/Bern 2004
current repository: [6/13] collection herman and susanne de vries
[8/13] collection Bayrische Staatsbibliothek, Munich (rep. number 4 L.sel.I 3783-1/7)
[9/13] private collection, Amsterdam
current repository number:
collecting history:
related works: 'skizze für gelb I/II - II/II' (2004)
in 2005 'from earth: gelb jaune yellow' became part of the 'library of earth colours'
comment: origins of the samples: bhutan - gedu | australia - ormiston gorge | greece, leros - agia isidoros | morocco - nzala [des] beni ammar | canarias, el hierro - tifirabe | germany, eschenau - drescher | new zealand - coromandel | u.s.a., north carolina - providence canyon | u.s.a., north carolina - providence canyon | germany, stiftland - pfaffenreuth | germany, stiftland - konnersreuth | germany, bamberg - stephansberg | canarias, la gomera - chigueré [= chiguire]-santa clara | canarias, la gomera - caleta | france, roussillon - carrière d'ocres | indonesia, south sulawesi - cra | siberia, baikal - polawin[n]a
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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) no image repr., 209 (catalogue number 100).