library of earth colours

catalogue number: hdv 2005.052.
date created: 2005
classification: rubbings
work type: earth rubbing series, edition
medium: box containg separate copies of the cases 'from white earth/von weisser erde' (1993) / 'green?' (1997) / 'red!/rouge! - from red earth/de la terre rouge' (1998) / 'grey & gray - from earth' (2000) / 'from earth: +/- lila' (2003) / 'from earth: gelb jaune yellow' (2004) / 'from earth: brown braun brun' (2005); box in ecru board with label
dimensions: (box)
signature and inscriptions: signed and numbered on the innerside (pencil)
edition: 6 copies, numbered 1/6-6/6
published by Edition Lydia Megert : Paris/Bern 2005
current repository: [2/6] collection Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede (rep. number 6013)
[3/6] collection Bayrische Staatsbibliothek, Munich (rep. number 4 L.sel.I 3783-1/7)
[5/6] collection Zentrum für Künstlerpublikationen/Weserburg, Bremen (on loan from BFA, Tilburg 2018)
[6/6] collection herman and susanne de vries
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rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
2015 'herman de vries 1960–1995. kunstenaarsboeken, collages, gemengde technieken en video', Museum van Bommel van Dam, Venlo
2018 'herman de vries. Taken from Nature: Artists Books, Editions, and Works on Paper. Works from the Collection of the Brokken Zijp Foundation of Art', Zentrum für Künstlerpublikationen/Weserburg, Bremen
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., 214 (catalogue number 106).
collection catalogue José Brokken-Zijp and Hans Brokken, herman de vries - die Wirklichkeit im Bild. Künstlerbücher 1960-1985 (Sammlung Brokken Zijp Foundation of Art/Museum van Bommel van Dam : Venlo 2015) image repr. on pages 125-127.