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Cat. No. 1327

Je Cherche Après Titine

State/Variant:
Only state
Date:
2008
Descriptive Title:
English translation: "I Am Looking After Titine"
Themes:
Abstraction, Spirals
Techniques:
Etching
Description:
Etching, with watercolor, colored pencil, and pencil additions
Support:
Paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 3 7/8 × 7 1/2" (9.8 × 19.1 cm)
Signature:
"LB"
Inscription:
"Je / cherche après / titine" left lower margin into lower comp., pencil, artist's hand.
Publisher:
Osiris, New York
Printer:
Wingate Studio, Hinsdale, NH
Edition:
2 known impressions of the only state
Impression:
Not numbered
Edition Information:
The plate in this composition also appears in Untitled (Orbits and Gravity #4) (A), seen in the Evolving Composition Diagram. It can also be found in Untitled (Orbits and Gravity #1) (first panel), Untitled (Orbits and Gravity #5) (one of two superimposed plates), and Untitled (Orbits and Gravity #6) (right plate, in center of sheet). All can be seen in Related Works in the Catalogue.
Background:
The title of this print refers to a French song, written in 1917.
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.

The publisher Osiris groups this composition with 22 other compositions under the title "23 Small Works on Paper." Each of the works can be displayed individually. The full set is as follows:
"Le Feu dans la Grille"
"Les Inondations"
"Mouillés le Soir"
"La Peur de l'Eau"
"Le Soir"
"Les Tangos de l'Après Guerre"
"Tourbillon"
"Les Fleurs à Deauville"
"Le Jardin du Luxembourg"
"Memories Qui Renaissent"
"Rivière (#4)"
"Rue de Lille"
"Son Bruit Réverbéré Contre la Montagne"
"D'Eau"
"Fountain (#1)"
"Hommage à Miro"
"Je Cherche Après Titine"
"Les Meules"
"Les Mimosas d'Abord"
"Napoleon en Égypte"
"Rayons du Soleil"
"Rivière (#6)"
"Ton Coeur Ton Coeur"

Je Cherche Après Titine; Untitled (Orbits and Gravity #4) (A)
2008

States

Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Je Cherche Après Titine. 2008
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Je Cherche Après Titine
Only state
2008
Published NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Louise Bourgeois. Untitled (Orbits and Gravity #4) (A). 2008
NOT IN MoMA'S COLLECTION Untitled (Orbits and Gravity #4) (A)
Only state
2008