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Cat. No. 228.1

The Maternal Man

State/Variant:
Version 1 of 3, only state
Date:
2008
Themes:
Body Parts, Fabric Works, Figures, Motherhood & Family
Techniques:
Digital
Description:
Digital print
Support:
Fabric
Dimensions:
sheet: 18 x 11" (45.7 x 27.9 cm)
Signature:
"LB" right lower comp., stitched in brown thread.
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Dyenamix, New York
Edition:
1 known impression of version 1, only state
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
Proof before the editioning of version 2, only state, at a larger scale.
Other Remarks:
According to the Louise Bourgeois Studio, this composition went through further evolution. The baby was digitally removed and the new composition was used in "Couple" and "Self-Portrait," seen below in Related Works in the Catalogue.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of Jean-Louis Bourgeois and Alain Bourgeois
MoMA Accession Number:
755.2013

The Maternal Man
2008

Source
2008

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. The Maternal Man. 2008
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION The Maternal Man
Gouache on paper
2008

First Version

Louise Bourgeois. The Maternal Man. 2008
Version 1 of 3, only state
2008

Second Version

Published Louise Bourgeois. The Maternal Man. 2008
Version 2 of 3, only state
2008

Third Version

Louise Bourgeois. The Maternal Man. 2008
Version 3 of 3, only state
2008