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Cat. No. 239/IV

Head on Fire

State/Variant:
State IV of IV
Date:
2000
Themes:
Body Parts, Faces & Portraits
Techniques:
Drypoint, Engraving
Description:
Drypoint and engraving
Support:
Smooth, wove Hahnemühle paper
Dimensions:
plate: 11 x 8 3/8" (27.9 x 21.3 cm); sheet: 17 3/4 x 14 1/2" (45.1 x 36.8 cm)
Signature:
"Louise Bourgeois 2000" lower right margin, pencil.
Publisher:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
25 on paper; plus 7 A.P., 5 P.P., 2 H.C., 1 T.P., 1 B.A.T.; an edition of 7 (numbered I/VII-VII/VII) on handmade paper with 1 T.P., 1 B.A.T.; and an edition of 6 on fabric
Impression:
"a.p. 6/7" lower left margin, pencil, unknown hand.
Edition Information:
There is 1 known variant impression of state IV, outside the three editions.

The edition of 7 (numbered I/VII-VII/VII) was printed on Japanese handmade Tosa Washi Sei paper, whereas the edition of 25 on paper was done on smooth, wove Hahnemühle paper.
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from state III in engraving: hair reinforced.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
30.2002
This Work in Other Collections:
The Baltimore Museum of Art, MD

Head on Fire
2000

Source
2000

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. La Tête en Feu. 2000
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION La Tête en Feu
Ink on graph paper
2000

States

Louise Bourgeois. Head on Fire. 2000
State I of IV
2000
Louise Bourgeois. Head on Fire. 2000
State II of IV
2000
Louise Bourgeois. Head on Fire. 2000
State III of IV
2000
Louise Bourgeois. Head on Fire. 2000
State IV of IV, variant
2000
Published Louise Bourgeois. Head on Fire. 2000
State IV of IV
2000
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Head on Fire. 2000
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State IV of IV
2000