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Cat. No. 228.2

The Maternal Man

State/Variant:
Version 2 of 3, only state
Date:
2008
Themes:
Body Parts, Fabric Works, Figures, Motherhood & Family
Techniques:
Digital
Description:
Digital print
Support:
Fabric
Dimensions:
sheet: 48 x 32 1/2" (121.9 x 82.5 cm)
Signature:
"LB" lower right comp., pencil. "Louise Bourgeois" lower center sheet verso, pencil.
Publisher:
Carolina Nitsch Editions, New York
Printer:
Dyenamix, New York
Edition:
12; plus 3 A.P., 1 B.A.T.
Impression:
"AP 2" verso, unknown hand.
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from version 1, only state: composition enlarged.
Curatorial Remarks:
Due to the nature of the mounting and framing of this work, the verso could not be examined. In this case, documentation of the impression number and signature were provided by the Louise Bourgeois Studio.
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 the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
1361.2009
This Work in Other Collections:
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

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