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Cat. No. 280/II (fabric)

Hanging Figure

State/Variant:
State II of II
Date:
2000
Themes:
Body Parts, Fabric Works, Figures
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Drypoint, with selective wiping
Support:
Fabric
Dimensions:
plate: 5 3/4 x 4 3/4" (14.6 x 12 cm); sheet: 10 1/2 x 9 1/4" (26.7 x 23.5 cm)
Signature:
"LB" right lower margin, stitched in red thead.
Publisher:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
1 known impression of state II on fabric, outside the two editions
Edition Information:
This impression is outside the edition of 6 on fabric. There is also an impression on paper outside the edition of 25 on paper.

There are variations in the fabrics used in the fabric edition, as is commonly found in the old fabrics Bourgeois chose to use as printing surfaces; some impressions have staining or scorching. Two examples with varying fabrics are reproduced in the Evolving Composition Diagram below.

According to the Louise Bourgeois Studio, 3 of the 7 A.P. impressions on paper are not numbered, and one of those 3 impressions has red ink additions in the figure's belly button.
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from state I in drypoint: lines reinforced overall.
Curatorial Remarks:
Due to the nature of the mounting and framing of this work, the verso could not be examined.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of Jean-Louis Bourgeois and Alain Bourgeois
MoMA Accession Number:
749.2013
This Work in Other Collections:
Davis Museum, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

Hanging Figure
2000

Source
2000

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2000
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Untitled
Ink on paper
2000

States

Louise Bourgeois. Hanging Figure. 2000
State I of II
2000
Louise Bourgeois. Hanging Figure. 2000
State II of II, variant
2000
Published Louise Bourgeois. Hanging Figure. 2000
State II of II
2000
Published Louise Bourgeois. Hanging Figure. 2000
State II of II
2000
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Hanging Figure. 2000
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State II of II
2000
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Hanging Figure. 2000
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State II of II
2000