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LOUISE BOURGEOIS: COMPLETE BOOKS & PRINTS

Louise Bourgeois: Complete Books & Prints
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Cat. No. 231/I

Mother and Child

State/Variant:
State I of II
Date:
2007
Themes:
Abstraction, Fabric Works, Figures, Motherhood & Family
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Drypoint, with red watercolor, black ink, and pencil additions
Support:
Fabric
Dimensions:
plate: 13 3/4 x 10 7/8" (34.9 x 27.7 cm); sheet: 15 7/8 x 11 1/4" (40.3 x 28.6 cm)
Signature:
"LB" lower right margin, stitched in black thread.
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
The artist
Edition:
1 known impression of state I
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
Not issued as a published edition at any state.
State Changes and Additions:
Additions in black ink: feet and ground line; most organic shapes reinforced, and additional organic shapes drawn; hair further delineated and filled in.
Curatorial Remarks:
The plate dimensions of this impression 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.

This impression has light staining, as is commonly found in the old fabrics Bourgeois chose to use as printing surfaces.

Mother and Child
2007

States

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Mother and Child. 2007
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State I of II
2007
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Mother and Child, state II of II, variant. 2007
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State II of II, variant
2007
Louise Bourgeois. Mother and Child. 2007
State II of II, variant
2007
Louise Bourgeois. Mother and Child. 2007
State II of II, variant
2007