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Cat. No. 1104

La Danse

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2009
Descriptive Title:
English translation: "Dance"
Themes:
Abstraction
Techniques:
Aquatint
Description:
Aquatint, with pink watercolor, blue and white gouache, and pencil
Support:
Smooth, wove paper
Dimensions:
plate: 31 3/4 x 34 11/16" (80.6 x 88.1 cm); sheet: 33 3/4 x 35 3/16" (85.7 x 89.4 cm)
Signature:
"Louise / Bourgeois" lower right composition, pencil.
Inscription:
"3" lower left margin, pencil, artist's hand; " 3 / 9 9 9 9 9 9" lower left to center composition, pencil, artist's hand.
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
9; plus 1 T.P.
Impression:
"3/9" lower left composition, pencil, artist's hand.
Edition Information:
There are 2 known cancellation proofs.

Each impression in the edition of 9 is designated by artist as a “study.” Three of 9 studies are illustrated in the Evolving Composition Diagram. (Usually in this catalogue, the term “study” describes photocopies and tracings that were used in the process of developing a composition.)

All impressions in the edition include hand additions, with the exception of 1/9, which does not. The hand additions in the impressions not illustrated are primarily pencil additions, and most closely resemble those in impression 6/9 (see Evolving Composition Diagram).

This plate was also used in an additional composition, a unique variant, seen in the Evolving Composition Diagram.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
573.2013

La Danse; No. 2 of 5, from the series, Le Matin Rouge
2009

States

Published Louise Bourgeois. La Danse. 2009
La Danse
Only state
2009
Published Louise Bourgeois. La Danse. 2009
La Danse
Only state
2009
Published Louise Bourgeois. La Danse. 2009
La Danse
Only state
2009

Unique Variants

Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 2 of 5, from the series, Le Matin Rouge. 2009
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Untitled, no. 2 of 5, from the series, Le Matin Rouge
Only state, unique variant
2009

Series
2009

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Le Matin Rouge. 2009
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Le Matin Rouge
2009
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