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Cat. No. 601/V

Laisse Tomber

State/Variant:
State V of V
Date:
2005
Descriptive Title:
English translation: "Forget It"
Themes:
Abstraction
Techniques:
Drypoint, Engraving
Description:
Drypoint and engraving
Support:
Smooth, wove paper
Dimensions:
plate: 8 7/16 x 10 13/16" (21.5 x 27.5 cm); sheet: 14 7/16 x 17 1/8" (36.6 x 43.5 cm)
Signature:
Not signed
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
1 known impression of state V
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
Not issued as a published edition at any state.
State Changes and Additions:
Matrices:
The progression of this composition, as seen in the Evolving Composition Diagram below, involved 2 plates.

Plate 1: overall composition and shading; printed in black or red.

Plate 2: additional shading in drypoint; printed in red.

State Changes:
Plate 1 printed in black, over plate 2 printed in red.
Changes from state IV, in engraving: further shading added to zigzag form.
Changes from state IV, in drypoint: further shading added to zigzag form.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
1516.2012

Laisse Tomber
2001-2005

Source
2001

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Laisse Tomber. 2001
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Laisse Tomber
Ink and pencil on paper
2001

States

Louise Bourgeois. Laisse Tomber. 2001
State I of V
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Laisse Tomber. 2001
State II of V
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Laisse Tomber. 2001-2002
State III of V, variant
2001-2002
Louise Bourgeois. Laisse Tomber. 2002
State III of V, variant
2002
Louise Bourgeois. Laisse Tomber. 2002-2005
State IV of V, variant
2002-2005
Louise Bourgeois. Laisse Tomber. 2002-2005
State IV of V, variant
2002-2005
Louise Bourgeois. Laisse Tomber. 2005
State V of V
2005