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LOUISE BOURGEOIS: COMPLETE BOOKS & PRINTS

Louise Bourgeois: Complete Books & Prints
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Cat. No. 1374.2

Red Arcs

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2005
Themes:
Abstraction, Figures
Techniques:
Etching
Description:
Soft ground etching, with gouache, watercolor, and colored pencil additions
Support:
Paper (10 attached sheets, mounted on another sheet)
Dimensions:
sheet: 59 1/4 × 19 1/2" (150.5 × 49.5 cm)
Signature:
"Louise Bourgeois" lower right margin, pencil.
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
9
Impression:
Study 4/9
Edition Information:
Bourgeois used one plate to create 3 different compositions, 2 of which were done as editions of “studies.” In the "Red Arcs" edition, the compositions are configured vertically, while the compositions in the "Black Arcs" edition are configured horizontally. The third composition is not designated as a "study" and is outside both editions. All impressions have unique hand additions. See examples of all 3 in the Evolving Composition Diagram below.

Black Arcs; Red Arcs
2007

States

Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Black Arcs. 2005
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Black Arcs
Only state
2005
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Black Arcs. 2005
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Black Arcs
Only state
2005
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Black Arcs. 2005
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Black Arcs
Only state
2005
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Red Arcs. 2005
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Red Arcs
Only state
2005
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Red Arcs. 2005
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Red Arcs
Only state
2005