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Cat. No. 2/II

Hairy Spider

State/Variant:
State II of II
Date:
2001
Themes:
Spiders
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Drypoint
Support:
Smooth, wove paper
Dimensions:
plate: 11 7/8 x 9 13/16" (30.2 x 25 cm); sheet: 18 15/16 x 16 1/16" (48.1 x 40.8 cm)
Signature:
"Louise Bourgeois 2001" lower right margin, pencil.
Publisher:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
25 on paper; plus 7 A.P., 5 P.P., 1 B.A.T., and an edition of 10 on fabric with 4 A.P., 1 P.P.
Impression:
"a.p. 6/7" lower left margin, pencil, artist's hand.
Edition Information:
There are 2 known variant impressions of state II, outside the two editions.
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from state I in drypoint: hair added.
Artist’s Remarks:
Inscribed on the verso of the source drawing: "Spider doll in blue / hairy legs Spider / The obese Spider from Haiti"
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
36.2002
This Work in Other Collections:
Brooklyn Museum, New York
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Hairy Spider
2001

Source
2001

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Hairy Spider. 2001
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Hairy Spider
Ink on paper
2001

Studies

Louise Bourgeois. Untitled (Study for Hairy Spider). 2001
Study
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Untitled (Study for Hairy Spider). 2001
Study
2001

States

Louise Bourgeois. Hairy Spider. 2001
State I of II
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Hairy Spider. 2001
State II of II, variant
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Hairy Spider. 2001
State II of II, variant
2001
Published Louise Bourgeois. Hairy Spider. 2001
State II of II
2001
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Hairy Spider. 2001
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State II of II
2001