This plate was issued in 2 separate editions both titled "Femme Miroir," and in the illustrated book "Hang On."
About the edition of 7: This edition is made up of 2 single plates and 5 diptychs, all with varying hand additions. For comparison, see multiple impressions in the Evolving Composition Diagram below. Bourgeois and the publisher designated each impression in this edition as a study. (Usually in this catalogue, the term study describes photocopies and tracings that were used in the process of developing a composition.)
About the edition of 3: This edition is printed in black ink.
About the "Hang On" illustrated book edition: Of the announced edition of 9 unbound and 12 bound, only 9 unbound examples were realized.
There are varying hand additions across the edition of illustrated books. Impression number 5/9 was also available for examination by MoMA cataloguers, but was not available for reproduction. In that example, plate 12 has selective wiping and red crayon additions.
The hand additions, paper type, plate dimensions, and impression number could not be fully documented because this work is not in MoMA's Collection and could not be examined in person.
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