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LOUISE BOURGEOIS: COMPLETE BOOKS & PRINTS

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Cat. No. 235

Femme

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2008
Themes:
Body Parts, Fabric Works, Figures
Techniques:
Drypoint
Description:
Drypoint
Support:
Fabric
Dimensions:
plate: 4 15/16 x 2 15/16" (12.5 x 7.5 cm); sheet: 16 3/4 x 13 7/8" (42.5 x 35.2 cm)
Signature:
"LB" lower right comp., stitched in blue thread.
Publisher:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
4
Impression:
"No. 4/4 (Ed. 4 + 1 unique variant)" lower middle sheet verso, black ink, unknown hand.
Edition Information:
Although the impression number says "1 unique variant," there are actually two known variant impressions, outside the edition, one with collage, and one printed in black on white fabric.

There are some variations in the fabrics used in this edition, including scorching or staining, as is commonly found in the old fabrics Bourgeois chose to use as printing surfaces.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
1356.2009

Femme
2008

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NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Femme. 2008
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state, variant
2008
Louise Bourgeois. Femme. 2008
Only state, variant
2008
Published Louise Bourgeois. Femme. 2008
Only state
2008