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Cat. No. 555/II

Tête à l'envers

State/Variant:
State II of VI
Date:
2001
Alternate Title:
Face with Spiral Eyes
Descriptive Title:
English translation: "Upside Down Head"
Themes:
Faces & Portraits, Spirals
Techniques:
Drypoint, Engraving
Description:
Drypoint and engraving, with red ink and blue crayon additions
Support:
Smooth, wove Hahnemühle paper
Dimensions:
plate: 8 7/16 x 10 7/8" (21.5 x 27.6 cm); sheet: 10 15/16 x 16 1/4" (27.8 x 41.3 cm)
Signature:
"LB" lower right margin, red ink; "LB" right lower margin, red ink.
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
1 known impression of state II
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
Not issued as a published edition at any state.
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from state I, by burnishing: male and female lips partially removed; male nose removed.
Changes from state I, in drypoint: male and female lips configured; male nose reconfigured; female neck delineated.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
1064.2008

Tête à l'envers
2001-2009

Source
2001

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2001
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Untitled
Ink, pencil, correction fluid, and cutouts on paper
2001

States

Louise Bourgeois. Tête à l'envers. 2001
State I of VI
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Tête à l'envers. 2001
State II of VI
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Tête à l'envers. 2001
State III of VI
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Tête à l'envers. 2001
State IV of VI
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Tête à l'envers. 2001
State IV of VI, variant
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Tête à l'envers. 2001
State V of VI
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Tête à l'envers. 2009
State VI of VI
2009