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Cat. No. 236

Femme

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2006
Themes:
Body Parts, Fabric Works, Faces & Portraits
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Drypoint, with black ink additions
Support:
Fabric
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 1/4 x 6 1/4" (26 x 15.9 cm)
Signature:
"LB" right lower sheet, stitched in red thread.
Publisher:
Yvon Lambert Foundation, Avignon, France
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
15; plus 3 A.P., 3 T.P., 2 P.P.
Impression:
"No. 7/15" verso, unknown hand.
Edition Information:
This edition, along with A.P.s, T.P.s, and P.P.s, comprises 23 works, each with hand additions that transform the hair of the female figure. Outlines of the face and upper torso, and generalized vertical elements that indicate the outlining of hair, are in drypoint. The necklace, when it appears, and the varied delineations of hair, are drawn in ink.

An example of the most simplified composition in this group of prints appears first in the Evolving Composition Diagram below, followed by examples of other variations Bourgeois created across this edition. This order does not indicate the order in which the works were completed, as that is not known.
Benefit Work:
For the Yvon Lambert Foundation, Avignon, France
Curatorial Remarks:
The medium and precise location of the impression number is not documented because this work is not in MoMA's collection and could not be examined in person.

Femme
2006

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Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Femme. 2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state
2006
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Femme. 2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state
2006
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Femme. 2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state
2006
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Femme. 2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state
2006
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Femme. 2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state
2006
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Femme. 2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state
2006
Published Louise Bourgeois. Femme. 2006
Only state
2006
Published Louise Bourgeois. Femme. 2006
Only state
2006
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Femme. 2006
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state
2006