LOUWRIEN WIJERS, untitled sculpture [Woman is the Jewel], 1971

LOUWRIEN WIJERS, untitled sculpture [Woman is the Jewel], 1971
30 x 30 cm
printed in cold lead typesetting, i.e. book printing
8 sheets, cover sheet, cardboard base, vintage rope
edition 44
condition: good, although aged with protection sheet worn at the extremeties
published by De Appel, Amsterdam / the artist
very rare
Private collection, Amsterdam
inv.LWije 000-pr


The introduction text starts with a description of a visit to the studio of Hanne Darboven in Hamburg. From the first page on each next loose sheet is printed with a bigger font.
During the afternoon of the 9th of December, sitting with Hanne Darboven in her workingroom at the parental Hamburg home where she lives, I experienced a fight within myself which forced me to either deny her work in order to be able to respect her person or deny myself and continue an agreeable feeling towards the work lying between us on the table.….


History of price:
Zwiggelaar Auctions, Amsterdam, 24 June 2022 € 800,- (hammer price)