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Cat. No. 1319

Spirals (#2)

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2006
Themes:
Abstraction, Spirals
Techniques:
Etching
Description:
Etching, with watercolor, gouache, and pencil additions
Support:
Paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 18 × 57" (45.7 × 144.8 cm)
Signature:
"Louise Bourgeois" lower center to lower right, comp., pencil.
Inscription:
Verso: "2 / right" lower center sheet, "2 / center" lower center sheet, and "2 / left" lower center sheet, pencil, across the triptych.
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
2 known triptychs of the only state
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
The hand additions on this composition vary from impression to impression. The impressions are presented in 2 triptychs. Within the triptychs, the orientation of the compositions varies. For comparison, see the other example in the Evolving Composition Diagram below.
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.

Spirals (#1) and (#2)
2006

States

Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Spirals (#1). 2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Spirals (#1)
Only state
2006
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Spirals (#2). 2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Spirals (#2)
Only state
2006