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Cat. No. 1127

The Lost Girl

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2004
Themes:
Faces & Portraits, Spirals
Techniques:
Etching
Description:
panel (a): Soft ground etching, with red ink additions
panel (b): Etching, with white gouache and black pencil additions
panel (c): Soft ground etching, with pencil additions
Support:
Smooth, wove Arches paper (3 sheets), mounted on smooth, wove, handmade Dieu Donné paper
Dimensions:
plate (a and c) (each): 9 15/16 × 7 1/2" (25.2 × 19 cm); plate (b): 9 15/16 × 8 7/16" (25.2 × 21.5 cm); sheet (overall): 15 9/16 × 28 1/16" (39.5 × 71.2 cm)
Signature:
"Louise Bourgeois" lower right margin, pencil.
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
3
Impression:
"Study 1/3 / MOMA" lower center sheet verso, red pencil, unknown hand.
Edition Information:
The hand additions vary from impression to impression. For comparison, see other impressions in the Evolving Composition Diagram below.

In this edition, Bourgeois and the publisher designated each impression as a study. (Usually in this catalogue, the term study describes photocopies and tracings that were used in the process of developing a composition.)

The plate seen in panels (a) and (c) was also used in the illustrated book "Hang On" and in the edition "Around We Go." They can both be seen in Related Works in the Catalogue below.
State Changes and Additions:
Matrices:
The plate seen in panels (a) and (c) is arranged in a different orientation for each panel.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
710.2006

The Lost Girl
2004

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Published Louise Bourgeois. The Lost Girl. 2004
Only state
2004
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. The Lost Girl. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state
2004
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. The Lost Girl. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state
2004