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Cat. No. 411, study

Untitled (Study for Wishbone)

State/Variant:
Study
Date:
1998
Descriptive Title:
Double Wishbone and Dress
Themes:
Music, Objects
Techniques:
Other
Description:
Photocopy, with blue ink additions
Support:
Smooth paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 x 8 1/2" (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Signature:
"LB" right lower sheet, red pen.
Inscription:
Verso: "L'acoustic au fond de la mer." lower left to lower right sheet, pencil, artist's hand; "Le musicien sourd. oreille humaine. / etre à l'affut des bruits de la nuit" lower left to lower right sheet, blue ink, artist's hand; "Choir" lower right sheet, pencil, artist's hand; "Poupée, uniform de nourrice, poupée jardinier, poupée charcutier, poupée chemis / poupée, monteau, poupée pantalon. / Do not push your luck, gods would be jealous." lower left to lower right sheet, red ink, artist's hand.
Artist’s Remarks:
Louise Bourgeios Studio Translation of Inscription: "The sounds of the depths of the sea. / The deaf musician. human ear. / to be on the lookout for night noises / Choir / doll, nurse uniform, gardener doll, pork butcher doll, doll shirt / doll, jacket, doll pants / Do not push your luck, gods would be jealous."

Inscribed on the verso of the source drawing: [drawing of hand clutching unknown object] upper right sheet, black ink and pencil, artist's hand; "Poupée uniform de nourrice, poupée jardinier, poupée charcutier, poupée / chemise, poupée monteau, poupée pantalon." lower left to lower right sheet, red ink, artist's hand; "Jan 10/98" right lower sheet, black ink, artist's hand; "Do not push your luck. Your gods are jealous." lower left to lower right sheet, pencil, artist's hand.

Louise Bourgeois Studio Translation: "Doll nurse uniform, doll gardener, doll pork butcher, doll / shirt, doll coat, doll pants. / Do not push your luck. / Your gods are jealous."

Wishbone
1998-1999

Source
1998

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 1998
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Untitled
Ink and pencil on music paper
1998

Studies

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled (Study for Wishbone). 1998
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Study
1998

States

Louise Bourgeois. Wishbone. 1999
State I of III
1999
Louise Bourgeois. Wishbone. 1999
State I of III, variant
1999
Louise Bourgeois. Wishbone. 1999
State II of III
1999
Louise Bourgeois. Wishbone. 1999
State II of III, variant
1999
Louise Bourgeois. Wishbone. 1999
State III of III
1999
Louise Bourgeois. Wishbone. 1999
State III of III, variant
1999