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Cat. No. 1133/I

Ferocity

State/Variant:
State I of II
Date:
c. 1974
Themes:
Abstraction
Techniques:
Engraving, Other
Description:
Scraper and engraving
Support:
Smooth, wove paper
Dimensions:
plate: 5 9/16 × 11" (14.2 × 28 cm); sheet: 10 1/4 × 12 3/4" (26 × 32.4 cm)
Signature:
"LB" lower left margin, pencil.
Inscription:
"Triangular support scraper work / on copper / 1/2" lower right margin, black ink, artist's hand. Verso: "Ferocity / II / [illeg.] specifications" center verso, blue ink, artist's hand.
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
The artist
Edition:
1 known impression of state I
Impression:
"1/2" lower right margin, black ink, artist's hand.
Curatorial Remarks:
The scraper tool is generally used for removing lines in the plate. Bourgeois used it here to delineate parts of her composition.
Former Cat. No.:
W & S 70
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
255.1992

Ferocity
c. 1974

States

Louise Bourgeois. Ferocity. c. 1974
State I of II
c. 1974
Louise Bourgeois. Ferocity. c. 1974
State II of II
c. 1974