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Cat. No. 1006

Obsession or Confusion?

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2004
Themes:
Words
Techniques:
Etching
Description:
Soft ground etching, with red and pink pencil, white gouache, and pencil additions
Support:
Smooth, wove paper
Dimensions:
plate: 17 3/8 × 18 3/8" (44.2 × 46.7 cm); sheet: 21 5/8 x 24 7/16" (54.9 x 62 cm)
Signature:
"Louise Bourgeois" lower right margin, pencil.
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
15
Impression:
Verso: "study 6/15" lower right sheet, pencil, artist's hand.
Edition Information:
The hand additions on this composition vary slightly across the edition. For comparison, see a different impression in the Evolving Composition Diagram below.

In this edition, Bourgeois and the publisher designated each impression as a "study." However, throughout the catalogue, the term "study" describes photocopies and tracings that were used in the process of developing a composition.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
712.2006

Obsession or Confusion?
2004

Source
c. 1994

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Obsession or Confusion? c. 1994
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Obsession or Confusion?
Ink on cardboard
c. 1994

States

Published Louise Bourgeois. Obsession or Confusion? 2004
Only state
2004
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Obsession or Confusion? 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state
2004