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Cat. No. 582/IX, variant 2

Spiral Woman, plate 2 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation

State/Variant:
State IX of X, variant
Date:
2002
Descriptive Title:
English translation: "The Reparation"
Themes:
Body Parts, Figures, Spirals
Techniques:
Drypoint, Engraving
Description:
Drypoint and engraving, with black ink additions
Support:
Smooth, wove paper
Dimensions:
plate: 11 7/16 x 8 15/16" (29 x 22.7 cm); sheet: 18 1/2 x 13" (47 x 33 cm)
Signature:
Not signed
Publisher:
unpublished
Printer:
Harlan & Weaver, New York
Edition:
2 known variant impressions of state IX
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
Proof before the editioning of state X.
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from state VIII in drypoint: legs and arms filled in.
Other Remarks:
According to the artist's assistant, Jerry Gorovoy, and printer Felix Harlan, the source for this print is the 1984 sculpture, "Spiral Woman." Harlan says that the closely related drawing from 2002 (seen below in Related Works in Other Mediums) was probably taken from an impression of the print. Bourgeois also made a photocopy of the drawing with hand additions. Both were made as part of the artist's working process midway through the platemaking.
MoMA Credit Line:
Gift of the artist
MoMA Accession Number:
1446.2012
This Work in Other Collections:
Tate Modern, London (state X on paper)

Spiral Woman, plate 2 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation
2001-2003

Source
1984

NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Spiral Woman. 1984
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Spiral Woman
Bronze
1984

States

Louise Bourgeois. Spiral Woman, plate 2 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2001
State I of X
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Spiral Woman, plate 2 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2001
State II of X
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Spiral Woman, plate 2 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2001
State III of X
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Spiral Woman, plate 2 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2001
State IV of X
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Spiral Woman, plate 2 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2001
State V of X
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Spiral Woman, plate 2 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2001
State VI of X
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Spiral Woman, plate 2 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2001
State VI of X, variant
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Spiral Woman, plate 2 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2001
State VII of X
2001
Louise Bourgeois. Spiral Woman, plate 2 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2002
State VIII of X, variant
2002
Louise Bourgeois. Spiral Woman, plate 2 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2002
State VIII of X, variant
2002
Louise Bourgeois. Spiral Woman, plate 2 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2002
State IX of X, variant
2002
Louise Bourgeois. Spiral Woman, plate 2 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2002
State IX of X, variant
2002
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Spiral Woman. 2002
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State X of X
2002
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Spiral Woman. 2002
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION State X of X
2002
Published Louise Bourgeois. Spiral Woman, plate 2 of 7, from the portfolio, La Réparation. 2003
State X of X
2003

Portfolio
2003

Louise Bourgeois. La Réparation. 2003
La Réparation
2003
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