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LOUISE BOURGEOIS: COMPLETE BOOKS & PRINTS

Louise Bourgeois: Complete Books & Prints
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Cat. No. 287/I, variant 1

Untitled

State/Variant:
State I of IV, variant
Date:
2004
Descriptive Title:
Hand Holding Tree
Themes:
Body Parts, Nature
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Drypoint, with blue ink additions
Support:
Paper
Dimensions:
plate: 11 13/16 x 11 13/16" (30 x 30 cm); sheet: 14 7/8 x 14 7/8" (37.8 x 37.8 cm)
Signature:
"Louise Bourgeois" right lower margin, pencil
Inscription:
"To Ursula and André / 2004" left lower to lower middle margin, pencil, artist's hand.
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
2 known variant impressions of state I
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
Proof before the editioning of state IV.
State Changes and Additions:
Additions in blue ink: 3 leaves filled in, and trunk, branches, and hand shaded, anticipating state II.
Background:
Bourgeois created this composition, editioned on fabric, as a holiday print for a selected, small group of friends. In the same year, 2004, she also created the untitled (Holiday Laurel) edition on paper as a holiday print for a larger group of friends.
Curatorial Remarks:
The plate dimensions of this impression could not be documented because this work is not in MoMA's collection and could not be examined in person. The plate dimensions given are from another impression.

Untitled
2004

States

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State I of IV, variant
2004
Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
State I of IV, variant
2004
Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
State II of IV
2004
Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
State III of IV, variant
2004
Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
State III of IV, variant
2004
Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
State IV of IV, variant
2004
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State IV of IV
2004