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LOUISE BOURGEOIS: COMPLETE BOOKS & PRINTS

Louise Bourgeois: Complete Books & Prints
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Cat. No. 287/IV (fabric)

Untitled

State/Variant:
State IV of IV
Date:
2004
Descriptive Title:
Hand Holding Tree
Themes:
Body Parts, Fabric Works, Nature
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Drypoint
Support:
Fabric
Dimensions:
plate: 11 13/16 x 11 13/16" (30 x 30 cm); sheet: 15 1/4 x 15 1/4" (38.7 x 38.7 cm)
Signature:
"LB" lower right margin, stitched in red thread.
Publisher:
The artist
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
25
Impression:
"22/25" verso, unknown hand.
Edition Information:
There is 1 known variant impression of state IV, outside the edition.

Dimensions throughout the edition vary slightly because of hemming and stretching fluctuations. All sheet edges have a frayed appearance.
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from state III in drypoint: many leaves enlarged.
Background:
Bourgeois created this composition, editioned on fabric, as a holiday print for a selected, small group of friends. In the same year, 2004, she also created the untitled (Holiday Laurel) edition on paper as a holiday print for a larger group of friends.
Curatorial Remarks:
The plate dimensions of this impression and the medium of the impression number inscription could not be documented because this work is not in MoMA's collection and could not be examined in person. The plate dimensions given are from another impression.

Untitled
2004

States

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State I of IV, variant
2004
Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
State I of IV, variant
2004
Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
State II of IV
2004
Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
State III of IV, variant
2004
Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
State III of IV, variant
2004
Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
State IV of IV, variant
2004
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled. 2004
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State IV of IV
2004