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Cat. No. 508/II, variant 1

The Magic Cookie

State/Variant:
State II of II, variant
Date:
2000
Themes:
Objects
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Drypoint, with selective wiping
Support:
Smooth, wove paper
Dimensions:
plate: 9 15/16 x 7 7/8" (25.2 x 20 cm); sheet: 15 3/8 x 11 3/16" (39 x 28.4 cm)
Signature:
Not signed
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
4 known impressions 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, in drypoint: outline of cookie and chocolate chips (or raisins) filled in.
Background:
The "Felix" referenced in the inscription on the verso of the source drawing is printer Felix Harlan of Harlan and Weaver.
Artist’s Remarks:
Inscription on the verso of the source drawing: "The Magic Cookie / Felix cookie / 925 5421"
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
993.2008

The Magic Cookie
2000

Source
2000

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. The Magic Cookie. 2000
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION The Magic Cookie
Ink and colored pencil on yellow graph paper
2000

States

Louise Bourgeois. The Magic Cookie. 2000
State I of II
2000
Louise Bourgeois. The Magic Cookie. 2000
State II of II
2000
Louise Bourgeois. The Magic Cookie. 2000
State II of II, variant
2000
Louise Bourgeois. The Magic Cookie. 2000
State II of II, variant
2000