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Cat. No. 469

Three Sons, plate 14 of 24, only state, variant, from the series, Self Portrait

State/Variant:
Only state, variant
Date:
2009
Themes:
Faces & Portraits, Figures, Motherhood & Family
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Drypoint
Support:
Smooth, wove paper
Dimensions:
plate: 4 15/16 x 3 7/16" (12.5 x 8.8 cm); sheet: 9 1/16 x 7 1/16" (23 x 18 cm)
Signature:
Not signed
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
1 known variant impression of the only state, outside the edition on fabric
Impression:
Not numbered
Background:
This series depicts the story of Bourgeois’s life. Beginning with an image of a young girl, it progresses through marriage and having children, and finally, to predominant themes in the artist's work.

Bourgeois's three sons are Michel, Jean-Louis, and Alain.
Curatorial Remarks:
Unlike for many of Bourgeois's prints, there are no source drawings for this series.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
1611.2012

Three Sons, plate 14 of 24, from the series, Self Portrait
2009

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Louise Bourgeois. Three Sons, plate 14 of 24, only state, variant, from the series, Self Portrait. 2009
Only state, variant
2009
Published Louise Bourgeois. Three Sons, plate 14 of 24, from the series, Self Portrait. 2009
Only state
2009

Series
2009

Louise Bourgeois. Self Portrait. 2009
Self Portrait
2009
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