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Cat. No. 126/IV, variant 1 (fabric)

Untitled (Holiday Laurel)

State/Variant:
State IV of V, variant
Date:
2004
Themes:
Fabric Works, Nature
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Drypoint
Support:
Fabric
Dimensions:
plate: 10 1/16 x 7 5/8" (25.5 x 19.3 cm); sheet: 12 3/8 x 9 5/8" (31.4 x 24.5 cm)
Signature:
"LB" right lower margin, stitched in red thread.
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
2 known variant impressions of state IV
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
Proof before the editioning of state V.
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from state III in drypoint: alternating leaves on the plant at the right, fully shaded.
Background:
State V of this composition, printed on paper, was created as a 2004 holiday gift for a circle of friends. In the same year, Bourgeois created another composition, on fabric, called, Untitled (Descriptive Title: Hand Holding Tree), for a selected, smaller group of friends.
Curatorial Remarks:
There are variations found in the old fabrics Bourgeois chose to use as printing surfaces. The example reproduced here has some staining in the center left composition.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
51.2012
This Work in Other Collections:
Tate Modern, London

Untitled (Holiday Laurel)
2004

States

Louise Bourgeois. Untitled (Holiday Laurel). 2004
State I of V
2004
Louise Bourgeois. Untitled (Holiday Laurel). 2004
State II of V
2004
Louise Bourgeois. Untitled (Holiday Laurel). 2004
State III of V
2004
Louise Bourgeois. Untitled (Holiday Laurel). 2004
State IV of V, variant
2004
Louise Bourgeois. Untitled (Holiday Laurel). 2004
State IV of V, variant
2004
Published Louise Bourgeois. Untitled (Holiday Laurel). 2004
State V of V
2004