Changes from state I in drypoint: eyes and mouth further delineated; hair reinforced.
According to Bourgeois’s assistant, Jerry Gorovoy, the artist occasionally crossed her eyes to amuse her friends. Also, she admired the paintings of cross-eyed women by artist John Graham (1886-1961).
The plate dimensions of this impression could not be documented because this work is not in MoMA's collection and could not be examined in person. The plate dimensions given are from the impression of state I on paper in MoMA's collection. Dimensions of fabric works often vary slightly due to stretching.
This impression has light staining, as is commonly found in the old fabrics Bourgeois chose to use as printing surfaces.
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