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LOUISE BOURGEOIS: COMPLETE BOOKS & PRINTS

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Cat. No. 1322

Fountain (#1)

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2008
Themes:
Abstraction, Architecture
Techniques:
Etching
Description:
Etching, with watercolor, gouache, and ink additions
Support:
Paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 1/4 × 5" (26 × 12.7 cm)
Signature:
"LB" lower right comp., pencil.
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
4 known impressions of the only state
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
The hand additions on this composition vary from impression to impression, as do the number of panels. For comparison, see other examples in the Evolving Composition Diagram below.
Curatorial Remarks:
The color of hand additions, plate size, and paper type could not be documented because this work is not in MoMA's Collection and could not be examined in person.

Bourgeois most likely titled and dated these works at different times.

The publisher Osiris groups this composition with 22 other compositions under the title "23 Small Works on Paper." Each of the works can be displayed individually. The full set is as follows:
"Le Feu dans la Grille"
"Les Inondations"
"Mouillés le Soir"
"La Peur de l'Eau"
"Le Soir"
"Les Tangos de l'Après Guerre"
"Tourbillon"
"Les Fleurs à Deauville"
"Le Jardin du Luxembourg"
"Memories Qui Renaissent"
"Rivière (#4)"
"Rue de Lille"
"Son Bruit Réverbéré Contre la Montagne"
"D'Eau"
"Fountain (#1)"
"Hommage à Miro"
"Je Cherche Après Titine"
"Les Meules"
"Les Mimosas d'Abord"
"Napoleon en Égypte"
"Rayons du Soleil"
"Rivière (#6)"
"Ton Coeur Ton Coeur"

Fountain
2006-2008

States

Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Fountain (#2). 2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Fountain (#2)
Only state
2006
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Fountain (#3). 2007
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Fountain (#3)
Only state
2007
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Fountain (#1). 2008
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Fountain (#1)
Only state
2008
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Fountain (#4). 2008
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Fountain (#4)
Only state
2008