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Cat. No. 293/I

The Cross-Eyed Woman III

State/Variant:
State I of III
Date:
2004
Themes:
Faces & Portraits
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Drypoint, with red ink additions
Support:
Smooth, wove paper
Dimensions:
plate: 9 5/16 x 6 11/16" (23.6 x 17 cm); sheet: 14 7/16 x 11 1/4" (36.7 x 28.6 cm)
Signature:
"Louise Bourgeois" right lower margin, pencil.
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
1 known impression of state I
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
Proof before the editioning of state III.
State Changes and Additions:
Additions in red ink: face further delineated and hair reinforced, anticipating state II; necklace added, anticipating state III; body reinforced.
Background:
According to Bourgeois’s assistant, Jerry Gorovoy, the artist occasionally crossed her eyes to amuse her friends. Also, she admired the paintings of cross-eyed women by artist John Graham (1886-1961).
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
10.2012

The Cross-Eyed Woman III
2004

States

Louise Bourgeois. The Cross-Eyed Woman III. 2004
State I of III
2004
Louise Bourgeois. The Cross-Eyed Woman III. 2004
State II of III
2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. The Cross-Eyed Woman III. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State II of III
2004
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. The Cross-Eyed Woman III. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State III of III
2004
Published Louise Bourgeois. The Cross-Eyed Woman III. 2004
State III of III
2004

Series
2004

Louise Bourgeois. The Cross-Eyed Woman I-VII. 2004
The Cross-Eyed Woman I-VII
2004
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