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Cat. No. 1106, unique variant 1, in 1338

Untitled, no. 1 of 5, from the series, Le Matin Rouge

State/Variant:
Only state, unique variant
Date:
2009
Series:
Le Matin Rouge (View All)
Descriptive Title:
English translation: "The Red Morning"
Themes:
Abstraction, Nature
Techniques:
Etching
Description:
Etching, with watercolor, gouache, and pencil additions
Support:
Paper (two attached sheets)
Dimensions:
sheet: 68 × 34 1/4" (172.7 × 87 cm)
Signature:
"Louise Bourgeois" right lower margin, pencil.
Inscription:
"les oiseaux" lower right margin, pencil; "La musique" lower middle margin, pencil; "anges" lower left margin, pencil; "le matin Rouge" left lower edge, margin, pencil; all artist's hand.
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
Unique
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
The plate used for this composition, found in the central portion of the sheet, was also used for an editioned print, a variant impression, and another composition in this series (no. 4); all are seen in the Evolving Composition Diagram below.
Curatorial Remarks:
The color of the 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.

Untitled; Nos. 1 and 4 of 5, from the series, Le Matin Rouge
2009

States

Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2009
Untitled
Only state, variant
2009
Published Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2009
Untitled
Only state
2009

Unique Variants

Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 1 of 5, from the series, Le Matin Rouge. 2009
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Untitled, no. 1 of 5, from the series, Le Matin Rouge
Only state, unique variant
2009
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 4 of 5, from the series, Le Matin Rouge. 2009
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Untitled, no. 4 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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