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Cat. No. 579/V, variant 2

Acoustica

State/Variant:
State V of V, variant
Date:
2003
Themes:
Figures, Music
Techniques:
Drypoint, Engraving
Description:
Drypoint, with pencil additions
Dimensions:
plate: 10 1/16 x 7 3/8" (25.5 x 18.8 cm); sheet: 10 1/2 x 8" (26.7 x 20.3 cm)
Signature:
"LB" right lower margin, pencil.
Inscription:
Verso: "Acoustica"
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unpublished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”
Curatorial Remarks:
The plate dimensions, paper type, and inscription details of this impression could not be documented because this impression is not in MoMA's Collection and could not be examined in person. The plate dimensions are from an impression in MoMA’s Collection. The sheet dimensions were provided by the Louise Bourgeois Studio.

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