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LOUISE BOURGEOIS: COMPLETE BOOKS & PRINTS

Louise Bourgeois: Complete Books & Prints
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Cat. No. 501, variant

Untitled

State/Variant:
Only state, variant
Date:
1997-1999
Alternate Title:
Champfleurette
Descriptive Title:
Cat with Raised Head
Themes:
Animals & Insects
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Drypoint, with red ink, pencil, and white correction fluid additions
Support:
Smooth, wove paper
Dimensions:
plate: 11 5/8 x 11 5/8" (29.5 x 29.5 cm); sheet: 12 13/16 x 12 5/8" (32.5 x 32 cm)
Signature:
"LB" lower right margin, red ink.
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
2 known impressions of the only state
Edition Information:
Not issued as a published edition at any state.
Background:
This composition was considered for inclusion in the 1999 illustrated book and portfolio, "Metamorfosis" but was ultimately excluded from publication.

In the 1950s, when Bourgeois was living with her husband and children in an apartment on 18th Street in New York City, the family had two cats: Champfleurette and Tyger.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
1391.2008

Untitled
1997-1999

Source
1994

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Champfleurette. 1994
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Champfleurette
Ink and pencil on paper
1994

States

Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 1997-1999
Only state
1997-1999
Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 1997-1999
Only state, variant
1997-1999