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Cat. No. 457/II, variant

Faith Hope Charity

State/Variant:
State II of II, variant
Date:
2009
Themes:
Fabric Works, Figures, Motherhood & Family, Words
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Fabric collage, with 1 drypoint with selective wiping, and blue stitching
Dimensions:
plate: 4 15/16 x 3 3/8" (12.5 x 8.6 cm); sheet: 16 x 24 1/4" (40.6 x 61.6 cm)
Signature:
"LB" right lower sheet, stitched in blue thread.
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
1 known variant impression of state II, outside the edition
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
This impression has staining, as is commonly found in the old fabrics Bourgeois chose to use as printing surfaces.

There are 3 known impressions of state I of this composition.
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from state I, in drypoint: baby added.
Curatorial Remarks:
Unlike many of Bourgeois's prints, there is no source drawing for this composition.

The plate dimensions of this impression could not be documented because this impression is not in MoMA's Collection and could not be examined in person. The plate dimensions listed are from the published impression in MoMA's Collection. The sheet dimensions were provided by the Louise Bourgeois Studio.

Desire, plate 2 of 24, from the series, Self Portrait
2009

States

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Female. 2009
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Female
State I of II
2009
Published Louise Bourgeois. Desire, plate 2 of 24, from the series, Self Portrait. 2009
Desire, plate 2 of 24, from the series, Self Portrait
State II of II
2009
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Faith Hope Charity. 2009
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Faith Hope Charity
State II of II, variant
2009

Series
2009

Louise Bourgeois. Self Portrait. 2009
Self Portrait
2009
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