MoMA
A-|A+

LOUISE BOURGEOIS: COMPLETE BOOKS & PRINTS

Louise Bourgeois: Complete Books & Prints
Advanced Search

View Works Chronologically:

Compositions (1,574)
Sheets (5,410)



Showing 8 of 9

Cat. No. 406/VI

The Ladders

State/Variant:
State VI of VII
Date:
2006
Themes:
Objects
Techniques:
Engraving
Description:
Engraving
Support:
Smooth, wover paper
Dimensions:
plate: 11 15/16 × 10" (30.4 × 25.4 cm); sheet: 16 1/8 × 13 1/2" (40.9 × 34.3 cm)
Signature:
"Louise Bourgeois" lower middle margin, pencil.
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
1 known impression of state VI
Impression:
"w.p." lower left margin, pencil, unknown hand
Edition Information:
Proof before the editioning of state VII.
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from state V in engraving: composition reworked overall, cross-hatching added to ladders, tops of center ladder re-configured, ladder at lower right further delineated, figure at lower right re-drawn.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
1525.2012
This Work in Other Collections:
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

The Ladders
2002-2006

Source
2002

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. The Ladders. 2002
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION The Ladders
Ink, pencil and correction fluid on paper
2002

States

Louise Bourgeois. The Ladders. 2002
State I of VII
2002
Louise Bourgeois. The Ladders. 2002
State II of VII
2002
Louise Bourgeois. The Ladders. 2002
State III of VII
2002
Louise Bourgeois. The Ladders. 2002
State IV of VII
2002
Louise Bourgeois. The Ladders. 2003
State IV of VII, variant
2003
Louise Bourgeois. The Ladders. 2002
State IV of VII, variant
2002
Louise Bourgeois. The Ladders. 2003
State V of VII
2003
Louise Bourgeois. The Ladders. 2006
State VI of VII
2006
Published Louise Bourgeois. The Ladders. 2006
State VII of VII
2006