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Cat. No. 668, variant 1

Le Père, la Mère, et les 3 Enfants

State/Variant:
Only state, variant
Date:
c. 1999
Themes:
Abstraction, Motherhood & Family, Spirals
Techniques:
Lithography, Relief
Description:
Letterpress and lithography
Support:
Smooth, wove paper
Dimensions:
composition: 11 5/8 × 14 3/4" (29.5 × 37.5 cm); sheet: 12 3/16 x 17 1/8" (31 x 43.5 cm)
Signature:
Not signed
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
SOLO Impression, New York
Edition:
3 known variant impressions of the only state
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
Not issued as a published edition at any state.
Artist’s Remarks:
Inscribed on the verso of the source drawing: "Le Perè, La merè et les 3 enfants April 11/98 Serres les uns coutre les autres sont inattacable, resistent aux fleche"
Curatorial Remarks:
According to Bourgeois's assistant, Jerry Gorovoy, this composition was likely considered for the 1999 series, "What is the Shape of this Problem?" seen below in Related Works in the Catalogue, but it was finally not included.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
1423.2008

Le Père, la Mère, et les 3 Enfants
c. 1999

Source
1998

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Le Père, la Mère, et les 3 Enfants. 1998
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Le Père, la Mère, et les 3 Enfants
Ink and pencil on paper
1998

States

Louise Bourgeois. Le Père, la Mère, et les 3 Enfants. c. 1999
Only state, variant
c. 1999
Louise Bourgeois. Le Père, la Mère, et les 3 Enfants. c. 1999
Only state, variant
c. 1999
Louise Bourgeois. Le Père, la Mère, et les 3 Enfants. c. 1999
Only state, variant
c. 1999