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Cat. No. 1321

Un Homme et une Femme

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2008
Descriptive Title:
English translation: "A Man and a Woman"
Themes:
Abstraction, Body Parts, Figures
Techniques:
Etching
Description:
Etchings, with watercolor, ink, gouache, and colored pencil additions
Support:
Paper
Dimensions:
sheet (a): 9 7/8 × 5" (25.1 × 12.7 cm); sheet (b): 9 7/8 × 5 7/8" (25.1 × 14.9 cm)
Signature:
panel (a): "LB" lower right comp. to right middle margin, pencil.
panel (b): "LB" right lower margin, pencil.
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
1 known impression of the only state
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
"Un Homme et une Femme" was created by combining an untitled plate (seen on the left) with the plate "Fillette Je Suis, Fillette Je Reste" (seen on the right). "Fillette Je Suis, Fillette Je Reste" was issued separately and can be seen in Related Works in the Catalogue below. The plate on the left is only seen in this composition. No separate impressions of that plate are known.
Curatorial Remarks:
The color of hand additions, plate sizes, and paper types could not be documented because this work is not in MoMA's Collection and could not be examined in person.

Un Homme et une Femme
2008

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Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Un Homme et une Femme. 2008
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state
2008