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LOUISE BOURGEOIS: COMPLETE BOOKS & PRINTS

Louise Bourgeois: Complete Books & Prints
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NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION

Cat. No. 1300

2 Friends

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2006
Themes:
Abstraction, Nature
Techniques:
Etching
Description:
Etching, with watercolor, gouache, pencil, and colored pencil additions
Support:
Paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 3/4 × 5 7/8" (29.8 × 14.9 cm)
Signature:
"LB" right lower comp., pencil.
Inscription:
"2 friends" upper center to upper right comp., pencil.
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
2 known impressions of the only state
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
The hand additions on this composition vary from impression to impression, as do the titles. See both examples in the Evolving Composition Diagram below.

In “La Chanson” this composition is paired in a diptych with another composition. It is the only known appearance of that second composition within Bourgeois’s work. See that work is Related Works in the Catalogue below.
Curatorial Remarks:
The color of the hand additions, plate size, and paper type could not be documented because this work is not in MoMA's Collection and could not be examined in person.

2 Friends; Mouillés le Soir
2006

States

Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. 2 Friends. 2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION 2 Friends
Only state
2006
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Mouillés le Soir. 2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Mouillés le Soir
Only state
2006