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Cat. No. 1115

Mother and Child

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2004
Themes:
Body Parts, Figures, Motherhood & Family
Techniques:
Etching
Description:
Soft ground etching, with colored pencil additions
Support:
Paper
Dimensions:
plate: 18 3/16 × 17 1/4" (46.2 × 43.8 cm); sheet: 29 × 21" (73.7 × 53.3 cm)
Signature:
"Louise Bourgeois" lower right margin, pencil.
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
2 known impressions of the only state, outside the illustrated book edition
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
This composition is included in the illustrated book "Hang On."

About the "Hang On" illustrated book edition:
Of the announced edition of 9 unbound and 12 bound, only 9 unbound examples were realized.

There are varying hand additions across the edition of illustrated books. Impression number 5/9 was also available for examination by MoMA cataloguers, but was not available for reproduction. In that example, plate 5 has red crayon, red pencil, pencil, and gray watercolor wash additions.
Curatorial Remarks:
The paper type could not be documented because this work is not in MoMA's Collection and could not be examined in person.

Untitled, plate 5 of 17, from the illustrated book, Hang On; Mother and Child
2004

States

Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled, plate 5 of 17, from the illustrated book, Hang On. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Untitled, plate 5 of 17, from the illustrated book, Hang On
Only state
2004
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Mother and Child. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Mother and Child
Only state
2004
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Mother and Child. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Mother and Child
Only state
2004

Illustrated Book
2004

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Hang On. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Hang On
2004
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