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Cat. No. 234.2/I

Eugénie Grandet

State/Variant:
Version 2 of 2, state I of III
Date:
2007
Themes:
Body Parts, Figures
Techniques:
Aquatint, Drypoint
Description:
Aquatint and drypoint
Support:
Smooth, wove paper
Dimensions:
plate: 6 × 4" (15.2 × 10.2 cm); sheet: 11 1/8 × 8 3/4" (28.3 × 22.2 cm)
Signature:
Not signed
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
1 known impression of version 2, state I
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
Proof before the editioning of version 2, state III.
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from version 1, in drypoint: composition transferred to a new plate; leg shortened beneath knee; stomach more prominently rounded; hair further delineated.
Changes from version 1, in aquatint: hair further delineated; outlines reinforced overall.
Background:
Bourgeois derived this title from a novel by Honoré de Balzac, the plot of which involved the domination of a father over his daughter. Bourgeois identified with the situation. Inspired by an exhibition project for the Maison de Balzac in Paris, Bourgeois created a series of works based on the character Eugénie Grandet. The exhibition “Moi, Eugénie Grandet” took place 11/2/10-2/7/11 and included an accompanying catalogue with an essay by Jean Frémon.

Femme; Eugénie Grandet
2007-2008

First Version

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Femme. 2007
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Femme
Version 1 of 2, only state
2007

Second Version

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Eugénie Grandet. 2007
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Eugénie Grandet
Version 2 of 2, state I of III
2007
Louise Bourgeois. Eugénie Grandet. 2008
Eugénie Grandet
Version 2 of 2, state II of III
2008
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Femme. 2008
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Femme
Version 2 of 2, state III of III, variant
2008
Published Louise Bourgeois. Eugénie Grandet. 2008
Eugénie Grandet
Version 2 of 2, state III of III
2008
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Eugénie Grandet. 2008
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Eugénie Grandet
Version 2 of 2, state III of III
2008
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Eugénie Grandet. 2008
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Eugénie Grandet
Version 2 of 2, state III of III
2008