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Cat. No. 579/V, variant 1

Acoustica

State/Variant:
State V of V, variant
Date:
2000–2003
Themes:
Figures, Music
Techniques:
Drypoint, Engraving
Description:
Drypoint and engraving, with white gouache and red ink additions
Support:
Smooth, wove paper
Dimensions:
plate: 10 1/16 x 7 3/8" (25.5 x 18.8 cm); sheet: 15 1/2 x 10 15/16" (39.3 x 27.8 cm)
Signature:
"LB" lower right margin, red ink.
Inscription:
Verso: "acoustica" lower center sheet, red ink, artist's hand "the FARANELLi Brothers. (twins?) / filmed called" lower center to right sheet, pencil, artist's hand.
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
3 known impressions of state V
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
Not issued as a published edition at any state.
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from state IV, by burnishing: previous areas of burnishing more fully removed.
Artist’s Remarks:
Inscribed on the source drawing: "acousticca [sic] / dans le silence, she carries a tune / de la maison.” Verso: “Accoustica / She carries a tone / She holds the note”
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
1449.2008

Acoustica
2000-2003

Source
c. 2000

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Acoustica. c. 2000
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Acoustica
Pencil on graph paper
c. 2000

States

Louise Bourgeois. Acoustica. 2000–2003
State I of V
2000–2003
Louise Bourgeois. Acoustica. 2000–2003
State II of V
2000–2003
Louise Bourgeois. Acoustica. 2000–2003
State III of V
2000–2003
Louise Bourgeois. Acoustica. 2000–2003
State IV of V
2000–2003
Louise Bourgeois. Acoustica. 2000–2003
State V of V
2000–2003
Louise Bourgeois. Acoustica. 2000–2003
State V of V, variant
2000–2003
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Acoustica. 2003
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State V of V, variant
2003