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Cat. No. 511, study 6

Your Future is Strewn with Flowers (Study for Untitled)

Date:
2001
Descriptive Title:
Singing in Unison; The Family
Themes:
Music, Nature
Techniques:
Other
Description:
Photocopy
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 x 8 1/2" (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Signature:
Not signed
Inscription:
Verso: "que votre futur / sort jonché de fleurs" pencil, center sheet, artist's hand.
Publisher:
unpublished
Edition:
6 known studies
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
Not issued as a published edition at any state.
Background:
According to printer Felix Harlan of Harlan & Weaver, the floral motif in this composition was inspired by a very old piece of upholstery fabric that belonged to the artist.

The inscription on the verso of state I refers to Bourgeois's husband, Robert Goldwater, and her three sons, Michel, Jean-Louis, and Alain.
Artist’s Remarks:
Inscription on the verso of state I: "father Robert. / Alain, Jean Louis, Michel." lower center sheet, pencil, artist's hand; "Sign en choeur. with [crossed out] using a tuning / fork / diapason tuning fork." bottom center to lower right, red ink, artist's hand.
Curatorial Remarks:
The type of paper and composition dimensions could not be documented because this impression is not in MoMA's Collection and could not be examined in person. The sheet dimensions were provided by the Louise Bourgeois Studio.

Untitled
2001

Studies

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled (Study for Untitled). 2001
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION 2001
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled (Study for Untitled). 2001
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION 2001
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled (Study for Untitled). 2001
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION 2001
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled (Study for Untitled). 2001
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION 2001
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled (Study for Untitled). 2001
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION 2001
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Your Future is Strewn with Flowers (Study for Untitled). 2001
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION 2001

States

Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2001
State I of III
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2001
State II of III
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2001
State III of III, variant
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2001
State III of III, variant
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2001
State III of III, variant
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2001
State III of III, variant
2001