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Cat. No. 1066/II

Hands Study (#1)

State/Variant:
State II of II
Date:
2004
Themes:
Body Parts, Figures, Spirals
Techniques:
Etching
Description:
Etching, with watercolor, gouache, ink, colored pencil, and pencil additions
Support:
Paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 × 16 1/2" (27.9 × 41.9 cm)
Signature:
"Louise Bourgeois" lower right margin, pencil.
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
2 known impressions of state II
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
The hand additions on state II of this composition vary from impression to impression, as do the number of panels. For comparison, see the other example in the Evolving Composition Diagram below.
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from state I, in etching: spiral added.
Curatorial Remarks:
The color of hand additions, plate size, and paper type could not be documented because this work is not in MoMA's Collection and could not be examined in person.

Untitled; Hands Study
2004

States

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Untitled
State I of II
2004
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Hands Study (#1). 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Hands Study (#1)
State II of II
2004
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Hands Study (#2). 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Hands Study (#2)
State II of II
2004