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Cat. No. 546/IV

Eyes

State/Variant:
State IV of IV
Date:
1996
Themes:
Body Parts
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Drypoint, with selective wiping
Support:
Smooth, wove paper
Dimensions:
plate: 4 x 8 7/8" (10.1 x 22.5 cm); sheet: 6 9/16 x 11 5/16" (16.6 x 28.8 cm)
Signature:
Not signed
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
4 known impressions of state IV, outside the edition
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
Proof before the editioning of state IV.

The fourth known impression of state IV, outside the edition, is in MoMA's Collection (Accession Number: 688.2008). It is not illustrated, due to its similarity to the published impression.
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from state III, in drypoint: shading lines in some eyes further delineated.
Background:
State IV of this composition was published as a benefit for the Brooklyn Museum.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
685.2008
This Work in Other Collections:
Brooklyn Museum, New York
Cleveland Museum of Art, OH
Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Eyes
1996

Source
1974

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Eyes. 1974
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Eyes
Ink on paper
1974

States

Louise Bourgeois. Eyes. 1996
State I of IV, variant
1996
Louise Bourgeois. Eyes. 1996
State I of IV, variant
1996
Louise Bourgeois. Eyes. 1996
State II of IV
1996
Louise Bourgeois. Eyes. 1996
State III of IV
1996
Louise Bourgeois. Eyes. 1996
State IV of IV
1996
Louise Bourgeois. Eyes. 1996
State IV of IV
1996
Louise Bourgeois. Eyes. 1996
State IV of IV, variant
1996
Published Louise Bourgeois. Eyes. 1996
State IV of IV
1996