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Cat. No. 524/I

Railroad Clou

State/Variant:
State I of III
Date:
2005
Descriptive Title:
English translation: "Railroad Nail"
Themes:
Objects
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Drypoint, with red gouache, black ink, and pencil additions
Support:
Paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 1/4 x 9" (28.6 x 22.9 cm)
Signature:
"LB" lower right margin, blue ink.
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
1 known impression of state I
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
Not issued as a published edition at any state.
Curatorial Remarks:
The paper type and plate size could not be documented because this work is not in MoMA's Collection and could not be examined in person. The sheet size was provided by the Louise Bourgeois Studio.
Other Remarks:
According to Felix Harlan, of Harlan & Weaver, New York, this composition is based on a steel railroad spike the artist had in her studio.

Railroad Clou
2005

Source
2004

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Railroad Clou. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Railroad Clou
Ink on paper
2004

States

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Railroad Clou. 2005
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State I of III
2005
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Railroad Clou. 2005
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State II of III
2005
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Railroad Clou. 2005
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State III of III, variant
2005
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Railroad Clou. 2005
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State III of III, variant
2005