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Cat. No. 1024/II

The Farm

State/Variant:
State II of II
Date:
c. 1940
Alternate Title:
Horse and Man/The Farm
Themes:
Animals & Insects, Architecture, Figures, Nature
Techniques:
Lithography
Description:
Lithograph
Support:
Smooth, wove paper
Dimensions:
composition: 11 7/8 × 8 11/16" (30.1 × 22 cm); sheet: 16 × 11 1/4" (40.6 × 28.6 cm)
Signature:
"L Bourgeois" lower right margin, pencil.
Inscription:
"The farm" lower left margin, pencil, artist's hand. Verso: "horse + man / the farm / 68" center sheet, pencil, artist's hand.
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
The Art Students League of New York
Edition:
1 known impression of state II
Impression:
"2/7" lower left margin, pencil, artist's hand.
Edition Information:
Not issued as a published edition at any state.

Although there are 2 known impressions of "The Farm," this impression has the following impression number: 2/7.
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from state I, in lithography: man, horse, structure, and plants further developed; shading in sky increased.
Background:
American painter and printmaker, Will Barnet (1911-2012) was the master printer at The Art Students League and printed Bourgeois's lithographs.
Former Cat. No.:
W & S 11
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
118.1990

The Farm
c. 1940

States

Louise Bourgeois. The Farm. c. 1940
State I of II
c. 1940
Louise Bourgeois. The Farm. c. 1940
State II of II
c. 1940