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LOUISE BOURGEOIS: COMPLETE BOOKS & PRINTS

Louise Bourgeois: Complete Books & Prints
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Cat. No. 127

The Birth

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2007
Themes:
Body Parts, Fabric Works, Figures, Motherhood & Family
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Drypoint, with selective wiping
Support:
Fabric
Dimensions:
plate: 18 x 10 15/16" (45.7 x 27.8 cm); sheet: 23 1/8 x 14 3/4" (58.7 x 37.5 cm)
Signature:
"LB" right lower margin, stitched in blue thread.
Publisher:
The artist
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
3
Impression:
"No. 2/7" lower middle sheet verso, black ink, unknown hand.
Edition Information:
Only 3 impressions, from a planned edition of 7, were completed before the artist's death.

There are sometimes variations in the old fabrics Bourgeois used in her editions. According to photographic records of the Louise Bourgeois Studio, there may be staining or scorching in one of the examples of this composition.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
26.2012

The Birth
2007

States

Published Louise Bourgeois. The Birth. 2007
Only state
2007