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Cat. No. 290, variant 2

The Young Girl

State/Variant:
Only state, variant
Date:
2006
Themes:
Body Parts, Fabric Works, Figures
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Drypoint, with 2 drypoint collage elements, and reddish watercolor and black ink additions
Support:
Smooth, wove paper, and fabric
Dimensions:
plate: 4 1/4 x 2 3/4" (10.8 x 7 cm); sheet: 14 5/16 x 20 7/16" (36.4 x 51.9 cm)
Signature:
Not signed
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
2 known variant impressons of the only state, outside the edition
Impression:
Not numbered
Background:
This variant impression is outside the benefit print edition for the New Museum, New York.
Curatorial Remarks:
The fabric of the collaged elements has pronounced staining, as is commonly found in the old fabrics Bourgeois chose to use as printing surfaces.

The fabric collage elements are sewn together, and are adhered to the paper with cross stitches visible at the four outer corners.
Other Remarks:
According to printer Harlan & Weaver, Bourgeois used one oval plate, drawn on both sides, to make this composition.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
61.2012

The Young Girl
2006

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Louise Bourgeois. The Young Girl. 2006
Only state, variant
2006
Louise Bourgeois. The Young Girl. 2006
Only state, variant
2006
Published Louise Bourgeois. The Young Girl. 2006
Only state
2006
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. The Young Girl. 2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state
2006
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. The Young Girl. 2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state
2006
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. The Young Girl. 2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state
2006
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. The Young Girl. 2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state
2006