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LOUISE BOURGEOIS: COMPLETE BOOKS & PRINTS

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Cat. No. 1065.2

Untitled

State/Variant:
Version 2 of 2, only state
Date:
2004
Themes:
Nature
Techniques:
Aquatint
Description:
Aquatint, with red and blue watercolor, white and gray gouache, black watercolor pencil, and pencil additions
Support:
Smooth, wove paper
Dimensions:
plate: 18 7/16 x 17 1/2" (46.8 x 44.4 cm); sheet: 24 3/4 x 21 1/2" (62.9 x 54.6 cm)
Signature:
"Louise Bourgeois" lower right margin, pencil.
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
5
Impression:
Verso: "1/5 painted" lower center sheet, pencil, artist's hand.
Edition Information:
The hand additions on this composition vary across the edition. For comparison, see other impressions in the Evolving Composition Diagram below.
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from version 1: composition mirrored and silhouetted at an increased scale, in aquatint.
Curatorial Remarks:
The MoMA Conservation department has confirmed that the black marks seen at the tips of the leaves and stem of the plant were made with the moistened tip of a watercolor pencil.
Other Remarks:
According to the Louise Bourgeois Studio, a second drawn version of this composition (seen below in Related Works in Other Mediums) was made for the Anthology Film Archives's "Fall 2004 Film Calendar." It was featured as the cover of the calendar; Bourgeois did not contribute any content within its pages.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
714.2006

Untitled
2004

Source
2004

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Untitled
Ink, pencil, and correction fluid on paper
2004

First Version

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Version 1 of 2, only state
2004

Second Version

Published Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
Version 2 of 2, only state
2004
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Version 2 of 2, only state
2004
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Version 2 of 2, only state
2004
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Version 2 of 2, only state
2004
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Version 2 of 2, only state
2004