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Cat. No. 654/III

The Bad Mother

State/Variant:
State III of III
Date:
2004
Themes:
Body Parts, Faces & Portraits, Figures, Motherhood & Family
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Drypoint, with selective wiping, and red watercolor additions
Support:
Smooth, wove Hahnemühle paper
Dimensions:
plate: 12 × 10" (30.5 × 25.4 cm); sheet: 17 × 15" (43.2 × 38.1 cm)
Signature:
"Louise Bourgeois 2004" lower right margin, pencil.
Publisher:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
12; plus 5 A.P., 3 P.P., 2 H.C., 1 B.A.T.
Impression:
"hc. 1/2" lower left margin, pencil, artist's hand.
Edition Information:
There is 1 known variant impression of state III, outside the edition.

According to Publisher Harlan & Weaver, the hand additions in the edition are in pink and red.
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from state II, in drypoint: droplets of milk added; shoulder reinforced.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
322.2009

The Bad Mother
2004

Source
2004

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. The Bad Mother. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION The Bad Mother
Ink and pencil on paper
2004

States

Louise Bourgeois. The Bad Mother. 2004
State I of III
2004
Louise Bourgeois. The Bad Mother. 2004
State II of III, variant
2004
Louise Bourgeois. The Bad Mother. 2004
State II of III, variant
2004
Louise Bourgeois. The Bad Mother. 2004
State III of III, variant
2004
Published Louise Bourgeois. The Bad Mother. 2004
State III of III
2004