Louise Bourgeois. Femme Maison. 1984

Louise Bourgeois Femme Maison 1984

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Bourgeois invented her "Femme Maison" imagery in the 1940s, when she was raising three small sons. In this version, she revisits one of her early painted compositions in a print. This same image was reprised as a feminist symbol in the 1970s.

Gallery label from Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait, Sept. 24, 2017-Jan. 28, 2018.
Version 2 of 2, only state, variant
plate: 10 1/16 x 4 7/16" (25.6 x 11.2 cm); sheet: 19 5/16 x 14 15/16" (49 x 38 cm)
Iris Editions, New York
7 known impressions of version 2, only state, outside the edition
Not numbered
Gift of the artist
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© The Easton Foundation/VAGA at ARS, NY
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