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Cat. No. 291/II

The Cross-Eyed Woman I

State/Variant:
State II of II
Date:
2004
Themes:
Faces & Portraits
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Drypoint, with selective wiping, and red ink additions
Support:
Paper
Dimensions:
plate: 6 3/4 x 9 3/16" (17.1 x 23.4 cm); sheet: 15 1/2 x 11 1/4" (39.4 x 28.6 cm)
Signature:
"LB" right lower margin, pencil.
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
1 known variant impression of state II, outside the edition
Impression:
Not numbered
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from state I in drypoint: hair and figure further delineated.
Additions in red ink: reinforced overall.
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:
This impression is not in MoMA's collection and could not be examined in person to confirm that it is state II of II.

Also, the plate dimensions could not be documented. The plate dimensions given are from the impression of state I on paper in MoMA's collection.

The Cross-Eyed Woman I
2004

States

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