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Cat. No. 1105, unique variant 2, in 1338

Untitled, no. 3 of 5, from the series, Le Matin Rouge

State/Variant:
Only state, unique variant
Date:
2009
Series:
Le Matin Rouge (View All)
Alternate Title:
Ma Famille
Descriptive Title:
English translation: "The Red Morning"
Themes:
Abstraction, Nature
Techniques:
Etching
Description:
Etching, with gouache, watercolor, and pencil additions
Support:
Paper (three attached sheets)
Dimensions:
sheet: 68 1/2 × 34 1/4" (174 × 87 cm)
Signature:
"LB" lower right comp., pencil (red?)
Inscription:
Middle sheet: "les / les 3" right middle comp., pencil; "[illegible]" right lower comp., pencil; "le / le" left middle comp., pencil, artist's hand.

Lower sheet: "maison / ma maison / notre maison / la famille ma famille / notre famille" left lower comp., red ink or pencil, artist's hand.
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
Unique
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
Not issued as a published edition. However, there is one known impression and three unique variants (one in the series, "Le Matin Rouge"). All can be seen in the Evolving Composition Diagram below.

In this composition, the plate appears twice: on the middle sheet it is partially printed and pivoted once to the left; on the bottom sheet it is partially printed and turned upside down.
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.

Ma Famille; The Jealousy of the Breast; No. 3 of 5, from the series, Le Matin Rouge
2009

States

Louise Bourgeois. Ma Famille. 2009
Ma Famille
Only state
2009

Unique Variants

Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. The Jealousy of the Breast. 2009
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION The Jealousy of the Breast
Only state, unique variant
2009
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, no. 3 of 5, from the series, Le Matin Rouge. 2009
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Untitled, no. 3 of 5, from the series, Le Matin Rouge
Only state, unique variant
2009
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. La Mère. 2009
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION La Mère
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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