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Cat. No. 1008

La Petite Pousse III

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2005
Descriptive Title:
English translation: "The Little Shoot"
Themes:
Music, Nature
Techniques:
Aquatint
Description:
Aquatint, with black ink and pencil additions
Support:
Music paper (staves drawn in pencil), mounted on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 14 15/16 × 10 7/8" (37.9 × 27.7 cm); sheet: 19 1/2 × 14 1/8" (49.5 × 35.9 cm)
Signature:
"Louise Bourgeois" lower right margin, pencil.
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
9 with hand additions; plus an edition of 25
Impression:
Verso: "Study 9/9"
Edition Information:
This composition was issued in 2 separate editions, "La Petite Pousse II" and "La Petite Pousse III."

About "La Petite Pousse II":
There are 25 impressions in this edition.

About "La Petite Pousse III":
There are 9 impressions in this edition, each with varying hand additions. For comparison, see other impressions 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.

One variant impression of this composition, seen in the Evolving Composition Diagram below, was used in a series of folio sets titled, "Nothing to Remember."
Curatorial Remarks:
The verso inscription and paper type could not be fully documented because this work is not in MoMA's Collection and could not be examined in person. The plate dimensions are from the impression in MoMA's Collection. The sheet dimensions were provided by the Louise Bourgeois Studio.

La Petite Pousse II and III
2004-2006

States

Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. La Petite Pousse II. 2005
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION La Petite Pousse II
Only state
2005
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. La Petite Pousse III. 2005
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION La Petite Pousse III
Only state
2005
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. La Petite Pousse III. 2005
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION La Petite Pousse III
Only state
2005
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. La Petite Pousse III. 2005
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION La Petite Pousse III
Only state
2005
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. La Petite Pousse III. 2005
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION La Petite Pousse III
Only state
2005
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. La Petite Pousse III. 2005
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION La Petite Pousse III
Only state
2005
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. La Petite Pousse III. 2005
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION La Petite Pousse III
Only state
2005
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. La Petite Pousse III. 2005
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION La Petite Pousse III
Only state
2005
Published Louise Bourgeois. La Petite Pousse III. 2005
La Petite Pousse III
Only state
2005
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. La Petite Pousse III. 2005
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION La Petite Pousse III
Only state
2005
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 2, in Nothing to Remember (set 1), from the series of folio sets (1-6). 2004-2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Untitled, no. 2, in Nothing to Remember (set 1), from the series of folio sets (1-6)
Only state, variant
2004-2006

Series
2004-2006

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Nothing to Remember (set 1), from the series of folio sets (1-6). 2004-2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Nothing to Remember (set 1), from the series of...
2004-2006
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