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Cat. No. 1318

The Pollination

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2008
Themes:
Abstraction, Nature
Techniques:
Etching
Description:
Etching, with watercolor and gouache additions
Support:
Paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 5/8 × 8 1/4" (29.5 × 21 cm); sheet: 9 7/8 × 8 1/8" (25.1 × 20.6 cm)
Signature:
Left: "LB" right lower margin, pencil.
Right: "LB" right lower margin, pencil.
(Elements of letters reinforced.)
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
1 known impression of this diptych
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
This diptych is made up of 2 compositions; the left is known in 10 impressions; the right is known in 7 impressions. The hand additions on the two compositions vary from impression to impression.

In addition to this diptych, the two compositons are presented as follows, and are seen in Related Works in the Catalogue.

Left:
“Lair (Fée Couturière): 1 impression
“Ton Coeur”: 1 impression
“Ton Coeur”: 1 impression
“Ton Coeur”: 1 impression
“Ton Coeur Ton Coeur”: 1 impression
“Ton Coeur Ton Coeur”: diptych of 2 impressions
“Ton Coeur Ton Coeur”: diptych of 2 impressions

Right:
"Rayon du Soleil": 1 impression
"Rayon du Soleil": 1 impression
"Rayon du Soleil": 1 impression
"Rayone du Soleil": 3 impressions
Curatorial Remarks:
The color of the hand additions, 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.

The Pollination
2008

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Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. The Pollination. 2008
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Only state
2008