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Cat. No. 581-587

La Réparation

Date:
2003
Descriptive Title:
English translation: "The Reparation"
Themes:
Animals & Insects, Architecture, Body Parts, Figures, Motherhood & Family, Nature, Objects, Spirals, Words
Techniques:
Aquatint, Drypoint, Engraving
Description:
Portfolio with 7 compositions: all drypoints, 1 with engraving and selective wiping, 1 with engraving, 1 with engraving, aquatint, and selective wiping, 1 with engraving and aquatint
Support:
Slightly textured, wove, Hahnemühle paper
Dimensions:
sheet (each): 17 x 15" (43.2 x 38.1 cm). Plate sizes vary throughout the portfolio. See individual plates.
Signature:
"Louise Bourgeois 2003" lower right margin, pencil, each sheet.
Publisher:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
35; plus 7 A.P., 5 P.P., 2 H.C., 1 B.A.T.
Impression:
"a.p. 6/7" lower center margin colophon, pencil, unknown hand.
"a.p. 6/7" lower left margin each sheet, pencil, unknown hand.
Printer of Text:
The Grenfell Press, New York
Housing:
Publisher's clamshell box: Gray linen, made by Portfoliobox, Inc., of Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
Installation Remarks:
The prints in this portfolio can be shown as a group or individually. There is no required sequence.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
543.2005.1-7
This Work in Other Collections:
Tate Modern, London

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  • Louise Bourgeois. La Nausée, plate 1 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2003
    La Nausée, plate 1 of 7, from...
    State III of III
    2003
    Louise Bourgeois. La Nausée, plate 1 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2003
  • Louise Bourgeois. Spiral Woman, plate 2 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2003
    Spiral Woman, plate 2 of 7, from the...
    State X of X
    2003
    Louise Bourgeois. Spiral Woman, plate 2 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2003
  • Louise Bourgeois. La Réparation, plate 3 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2003
    La Réparation, plate 3 of 7...
    State IV of IV
    2003
    Louise Bourgeois. La Réparation, plate 3 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2003
  • Louise Bourgeois. M Is for Mother, plate 4 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2003
    M Is for Mother, plate 4 of 7, from...
    State VII of VII
    2003
    Louise Bourgeois. M Is for Mother, plate 4 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2003
  • Louise Bourgeois. The Couple, plate 5 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2003
    The Couple, plate 5 of 7, from the...
    State XVII of XVII
    2003
    Louise Bourgeois. The Couple, plate 5 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2003
  • Louise Bourgeois. Cocoon, plate 6 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2003
    Cocoon, plate 6 of 7, from the...
    Only state
    2003
    Louise Bourgeois. Cocoon, plate 6 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2003
  • Louise Bourgeois. The Happy House, plate 7 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2003
    The Happy House, plate 7 of 7, from...
    State XX of XX
    2003
    Louise Bourgeois. The Happy House, plate 7 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2003