2005-00-00-054a
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2005-00-00-054a 2005-00-00-054b

from earth: brown braun brun

catalogue number: hdv 2005.052.
date created: 2005
classification: rubbings
work type: earth rubbing series, edition
medium: hand-labeled case containing 12 sheets of paper of which 1 sheet with on the front title ('from earth' in pencil and the second part, 2×, 'brown / braun / brun' in 6 different brown colored 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 11 sheets with samples of brown earth pigments; on the reverse the number corresponding with the list of origins; white cardboard case with title ('from earth' in pencil and the second part, 2×, 'brown / braun / brun' in 6 different brown colored pencils), artist and editor in pencil
dimensions: (1 + 11 sheets) 28.5 × 22 cm (case 31.4 × 24 × 1.8 cm)
signature and inscriptions: signed and numbered on the title page (pencil)
edition: 13 copies, numbered 1/13-13/13
published by Edition Lydia Megert : Paris/Bern 2005
current repository: [2/13] collection Bayrische Staatsbibliothek, Munich (rep. number 4 L.sel.I 3783-1/7)
[6/13] collection herman and susanne de vries
[9/13] private collection, Bern (sale, 'Kunst des 19. bis 21. Jahrhunderts', Galerie Kornfeld Bern, September 16, 2021 (lot 731))
[11/13] collection Fine Arts Library of the Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona
current repository number:
collecting history:
related works: 'proofs for brown' (2005)
in 2005 'from earth: brown braun brun' became part of the 'library of earth colours'
comment: origin of the samples: restinga - el hierro | ammod - s. india | mombasa - kenia | römershofen - hassberge, d. | los aceviños - la gomera | tokyo - japan | sapong - thailand | toilogt - mongolia | dandenong ranges - australia | peru
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., 212 (catalogue number 105).