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Cat. No. 56/III, variant

Breakfast in My Stomach

State/Variant:
State III of III, variant
Date:
2000
Themes:
Body Parts, Figures, Objects
Techniques:
Engraving
Description:
Engraving
Support:
Smooth, wove paper
Dimensions:
plate: 10 13/16 x 8 3/8" (27.4 x 21.2 cm); sheet: 15 3/8 x 11 1/4" (39 x 28.5 cm)
Signature:
Not signed
Inscription:
Verso: "my breakfast is/ sutting [sic] on my stomach" lower left sheet, red ink, artist's hand; "Medical/ plate" lower right sheet, red ink, artist's hand; "2000" right lower sheet, red ink, artist's hand.
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
1 known variant impression of state III, outside the edition
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from state II by burnishing: chair, and gray area surrounding it, removed.
Changes from state II in engraving: chair reconfigured.
Artist’s Remarks:
Inscribed on the verso of the source drawing: "My breakfast refuses to go down and is sitting on my stomach."
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
958.2008

Breakfast in My Stomach
2000

Source
2000

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Breakfast in My Stomach. 2000
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Breakfast in My Stomach
Ink and pencil on pink graph paper
2000

States

Louise Bourgeois. Breakfast in My Stomach. 2000
State I of III
2000
Louise Bourgeois. Breakfast in My Stomach. 2000
State I of III, variant
2000
Louise Bourgeois. Breakfast in My Stomach. 2000
State II of III
2000
Louise Bourgeois. Breakfast in My Stomach. 2000
State III of III, variant
2000
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Breakfast in My Stomach. 2000
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State III of III
2000