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LOUISE BOURGEOIS: COMPLETE BOOKS & PRINTS

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Cat. No. 1280

Blue Confrontation (#1)

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2006
Themes:
Abstraction, Music
Techniques:
Etching
Description:
Etching, with watercolor and gouache additions
Support:
Music paper; staves drawn in pencil
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 1/8 × 13" (23.2 × 33 cm)
Signature:
"LB"lower right margin, pencil.
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
4 known impressions of the only state
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
The hand additions on this composition vary from impression to impression; the titles are in a numerical sequence. For comparison, see the other examples in the Evolving Composition Diagram below. It seems that the plate for this composition was also combined with a second, presently unidentified plate, to create "Red Confrontation (#3)" seen below in Related Works in the Catalogue.
Curatorial Remarks:
The plate size and paper type could not be documented because this work is not in MoMA's Collection and could not be examined in person.

Blue Confrontation (#1), (#2), (#3), and (#4)
2006

States

Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Blue Confrontation (#1). 2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Blue Confrontation (#1)
Only state
2006
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Blue Confrontation (#2). 2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Blue Confrontation (#2)
Only state
2006
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Blue Confrontation (#3). 2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Blue Confrontation (#3)
Only state
2006
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Blue Confrontation (#4). 2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Blue Confrontation (#4)
Only state
2006