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Cat. No. 1134 (triptych)

Where I Am Going

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2007
Themes:
Abstraction, Nature
Techniques:
Etching
Description:
Soft ground etching triptych, with watercolor, gouache, pencil, and colored pencil
Support:
Paper
Dimensions:
plate (each approx.; printed 3 times): 14 11/16 × 35 13/16" (37.3 × 90.9 cm); sheet (a): 17 × 38 1/4" (43.2 × 97.2 cm); sheet (b): 16 3/4 × 38 1/8" (42.5 × 96.8 cm); sheet (c): 17 × 38 1/2" (43.2 × 97.8 cm)
Signature:
sheet (a): "LB" lower right margin, black colored pencil; sheet (b): "LB" lower right margin, black colored pencil; sheet (c): "Louise Bourgeois" lower right margin, black colored pencil.
Inscription:
sheet (a): "where I am going" lower left margin, black colored pencil, artist's hand.
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
1 known triptych and 1 known impression of the only state
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
This triptych with hand additions is one of two known compositions to use this plate. There is also single impression of this plate with hand additions. It is called "Rest (#4)" and can be seen in the Evolving Composition Diagram below. Despite the numbering in the title, it is the only known "Rest" composition.
Curatorial Remarks:
The paper type, hand additions, and plate dimensions of this impression could not be documented because this impression is not in MoMA's Collection and could not be examined in person. The medium and sheet dimensions were provided by the Louise Bourgeois Studio; plate dimensions were deduced from the sheet dimensions.

Where I Am Going; Rest
2007-2008

States

Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Where I Am Going. 2007
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Where I Am Going
Only state
2007
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Rest (#4). 2008
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Rest (#4)
Only state
2008