25; plus 7 A.P., 5 P.P., 1 B.A.T., 1 H.C., and an edition of 2 on fabric
"a.p. 6/7" lower left margin, pencil, unknown hand.
State Changes and Additions:
Changes from state II in drypoint: legs reinforced; hair further delineated.
According to Bourgeois's assistant, Jerry Gorovoy, the imagery in this print refers to Bourgeois's preoccupation with the mechanisms of the body and, in particular, bodily fluids, which she called "precious liquids."
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