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earth notes - collected by friends [volume 9 of 9]

catalogue number: hdv 2008.052.
date created: 2008
classification: works on paper
work type: artist's publication, earth rubbing series
medium: handwritten title page, followed by 108 sheets withsamples of earth/soil, collected by Riekje & Nico van Breemen in Ethiopia, by Antoinette Pitteloud in Kyrgyzystan, by Jochen Lahl on Bornholm and the Atacama Desert - Chile, by Mike Drenkhan in Guinee Bissau and Cabo Verde and by Fabien Faure in South Africa and Swaziland, on paper; each rubbing is protected by a sheet of Japanese paper; bound in brown leather with title and artist on the back in hot foil stamping; in slipcase
dimensions: 108 18.1 × 15.2 × 4.8 cm
signature and inscriptions: titled 'arth notes / collected by friends: / - ethiopia 1-62, collected by riekje & nico van breemen / - kyrgyzstan 63-66, collected by antoinette pitteloud / - insel bornholm 67-86, collected by johen lahl / - guiné bissau 87, collected by mike drenkhan / - cabo verde 88-93, collected by mike drenkhan / - aracama desert, chile 94-104, collected by jochen lahl / - sourh africa & swziland 105-108, collected by fabien faure' on the title page (graphite pencil);
numbered 'bd. 8/9', edition '1/1' and dated '- 2008' left from the title page (graphite pencil)
each sample with location and numbered on the reverse of each page (graphite pencil)
edition: 1/1
[published by the artist : eschenau 2008]
current repository: collection herman and susanne de vries
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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. on page 200, 199 (catalogue number 84).