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Cat. No. 1242

Hommage à Miro (#4)

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2009
Descriptive Title:
English translation: "Homage to Miro"
Themes:
Abstraction
Techniques:
Etching
Description:
Etching, with watercolor and gouache additions
Support:
Paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 15 3/4 × 9 7/8" (40 × 25.1 cm)
Signature:
"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:
The plate for this composition was also used in combination with the plate for "Hommage à Miro (#1)," seen below in Related Works in the Catalogue. Those plates together form the two compositions noted below and also seen in Related Works in the Catalogue.

"Hommage à Miro (#3)"
"Hommage à Miro (#5)
Background:
Bourgeois befriended artist Joan Miró in 1947 through her participation at Atelier 17, the communal print workshop founded by Stanley William Hayter, and transferred from Paris to New York during the war years.
Curatorial Remarks:
The 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.

Hommage à Miro (#4)
2009

States

Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Hommage à Miro (#4). 2009
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state
2009