proofs of the earth of gavdosfrom earth

catalogue number: hdv 2017.052.
date created: [2017]
classification: works on paper
work type: earth rubbing
medium: 43 samples of earth/soil, collected in April 2016 with Sigrid and Hartmut Geerken (1939-2021) & Marion Reissner on Gavdos - Greece, rubbed on paper
dimensions: 37 × 50 cm
signature and inscriptions: titled 'proofs of the earth of gavdos', signed and annotated 'collected april 2016 with sigrid and hartmut geerken & marion reissner by herman de vries' and dedication 'für sigi & hartmut: merci!' on the front; the location is written below each sample (graphite pencil)
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collecting history: 'Moderne & Zeitgenössische Kunst, Design', Nagel Auktionen, Stuttgart, 13 July 2022 (lot 211)
collection Hartmut Geerken, Wartaweil/Ammersee
related works:
rights & reproduction: herman de vries
exhibition history
2023 'herman de vries. change', Settantotto, Gentbrugge