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Cat. No. 1002

The Underground Life of Fear

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2003
Themes:
Nature
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Drypoint, with red watercolor and ink additions
Support:
Paper, mounted on board
Dimensions:
plate: 14 15/16 × 8 1/16" (38 × 20.5 cm); sheet: 28 × 18 1/4" (71.1 × 46.4 cm)
Signature:
"Louise Bourgeois" right lower margin, pencil.
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
3
Impression:
Verso: "hand painted study 2/3"
Edition Information:
Outside the "The Underground Life of Fear" edition, there is a diptych composition which combines this plate with the plate editioned as “Spring.” The diptych was published as part of an illustrated book. In the illustrated book edition, each book includes 18 plates with hand additions. Both the dyptich composition and “Spring” can be seen below in Related Works in the Catalogue.
Curatorial Remarks:
The paper type and plate dimensions of this impression could not be documented because this impression is not in MoMA's Collection and could not be examined in person. The plate dimensions are from the published impression in MoMA’s Collection. The sheet dimensions were provided by the Louise Bourgeois Studio.

The Underground Life of Fear
2003

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Published Louise Bourgeois. The Underground Life of Fear. 2003
Only state
2003
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. The Underground Life of Fear. 2003
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state
2003
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. The Underground Life of Fear. 2003
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state
2003