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Cat. No. 1317

Rayons du Soleil (I Do)

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2008
Descriptive Title:
English translation: "Sunbeams (I Do)"
Themes:
Abstraction, Nature
Techniques:
Etching
Description:
Etching, with watercolor, gouache, and colored pencil additions
Support:
Paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 × 10" (25.4 × 25.4 cm)
Signature:
"Louise / Bourgeois" lower right to right lower margin, pencil. (Elements of letters reinforced.)
Inscription:
"I / do" center right comp., blue pencil, artist's hand.
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
7 known impressions of the only state
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
The hand additions on this composition vary from impression to impression. The impressions are presented as single compositions, in a diptych, and in a triptych. The titles vary slightly, except for the diptych, which has a different title.

The works are listed here, and all but the diptych are seen in the Evolving Composition below; the diptych is seen in Related Works in the Catalogue.

“Rayons du Soleil (I Do)”: 2 impressions
“Rayons du Soleil”: 1 impression
“Rayons du Soleil ”: triptych of 3 impressions
“The Pollination”: diptych of 1 impression of this composition and 1 impression of a second composition
Curatorial Remarks:
The plate size and paper type could not be documented because this work is not in MoMA's Collection and could not be examined in person.

Rayons Du Soleil
2008

States

Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Rayons du Soleil. 2008
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Rayons du Soleil
Only state
2008
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Rayons du Soleil. 2008
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Rayons du Soleil
Only state
2008
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Rayons du Soleil (I Do). 2008
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Rayons du Soleil (I Do)
Only state
2008
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Rayons du Soleil (Yes I Do). 2008
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Rayons du Soleil (Yes I Do)
Only state
2008