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Cat. No. 231/II, variant 3

Mother and Child

State/Variant:
State II of II, variant
Date:
2007
Themes:
Abstraction, Fabric Works, Figures, Motherhood & Family
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Drypoint, with black ink additions
Support:
Fabric
Dimensions:
plate: 13 3/4 x 10 7/8" (34.9 x 27.7 cm); sheet: 17 3/4 x 13 1/2" (45.1 x 34.3 cm)
Signature:
"LB" lower right margin, stitched in red thread.
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
3 known variant impressions of state II
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
Not issued as a published edition at any state.

Of the 3 known variant impressions of state II, 2 are on fabric and 1 is on paper.
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from state I in drypoint: organic shapes at center left and lower left added, and/or re-drawn.
Additions in black ink: nose, breasts, and ground line; hair further delineated and filled in.
Curatorial Remarks:
This impression has light staining, as is commonly found in the old fabrics Bourgeois chose to use as printing surfaces.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of Jean-Louis Bourgeois and Alain Bourgeois
MoMA Accession Number:
752.2013

Mother and Child
2007

States

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Mother and Child. 2007
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State I of II
2007
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Mother and Child, state II of II, variant. 2007
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State II of II, variant
2007
Louise Bourgeois. Mother and Child. 2007
State II of II, variant
2007
Louise Bourgeois. Mother and Child. 2007
State II of II, variant
2007