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Cat. No. 297/I

The Cross-Eyed Woman VII

State/Variant:
State I of II
Date:
2004
Themes:
Faces & Portraits
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Drypoint, with red ink additions
Support:
Paper
Dimensions:
plate: 16 3/4 x 16 3/4" (42.6 x 42.6 cm); sheet: 22 x 20 5/8" (55.9 x 52.4 cm)
Signature:
"LB" 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unpublished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 II.
State Changes and Additions:
Additions in red ink: collar bones, anticipating state II; reinforced overall; platemark 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).
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 the published impression on fabric in MoMA’s collection. Dimensions of fabric works often vary slightly due to stretching.

The Cross-Eyed Woman VII
2004

States

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

Series
2004

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