plate: 24 13/16 x 9 15/16" (63 x 25.2 cm); sheet: 29 1/8 x 14 1/8" (74 x 35.8 cm)
"LB" lower right margin, red ink.
"HC" lower left margin, red ink, artist's hand. Verso: "Marie Laure's visit/ Bernard Markadet/ theodora 8 years old - / Panique attack." lower left sheet, pencil, artist's hand; sketch of three cows, lower right sheet, pencil, artist's hand.
The "HC" inscription, in the artist's hand, does not indicate a conventional H.C. impression, which would be included in an edition.
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from version I: composition transferred in various sizes to a new plate, in drypoint. Changes from version 2, state I, in drypoint: composition reinforced overall. Additions in red ink and pencil: smaller cow added beneath topmost cow, anticipating state III.
The inscription on the verso of this impression refers to Marie-Laure Bernadac and Bernard Marcadé, two French curators with a longstanding professional relationship with Bourgeois.
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