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from earth: - gelb jaune yellow -

catalogue number: hdv 2004.013.
date created: 2004
classification: drawings, portfolios
medium: 18 sheets of paper (28.3 × 21 cm) of which 1 sheet with on the front title ('from earth' in pencil and the second part 'gelb jaune yellow' in 3 different yellow color pencils), artist, edition and editor in pencil and on the reverse a list of the geographical origins of the earth samples and 17 sheets with yellow earth pigments rubbed, on the reverse the number corresponding with the list of origins; yellow paper portfolio with title ('from earth' in pencil and the second part 'gelb jaune yellow' in 3 different yellow color pencils), artist and editor in pencil
dimensions: (portfolio 31 × 23 × 2.2 cm)
signature and inscriptions: [on title page (pencil)]
edition: 13 copies + 1 a.c., numbered and signed
published by Edition Lydia Megert : Paris/Bern 2004
current location: [9/13] private collection, Amsterdam
collecting history:
related works: 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 - polawinna [?]
photo/scan:
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).