Ode à ma mère (Ode to My Mother): three plates

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Ode à ma mère (Ode to My Mother): three plates

1995
two I. 8 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. (21.6 x 15.9 cm) one I. 7 x 5 in. (17.8 x 12.7 cm) all S. 11 7/8 x 11 7/8 in. (30.2 x 30.2 cm)
Three drypoints, on Dieu Donné paper, with full margins.
All signed with initials and numbered XVII/XXXV in pencil (an hors commerce, the edition was 45, there was also an illustrated book version), published by Les Éditions du Solstice, Paris, all framed.

Estimate
$9,000 - 12,000 

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Kelly Troester
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Cary Leibowitz
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+1 212 940 1222

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+1 212 940 1332

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+1 212 940 1220

  • Condition Report

  • Literature

    The Museum of Modern Art Cat. No. 6b, 7b and 10b

  • Artist Bio

    Louise Bourgeois

    French-American • 1911 - 2010

    Known for her idiosyncratic style, Louise Bourgeois was a pioneering and iconic figure of twentieth and early twenty-first century art. Untied to an art historical movement, Bourgeois was a singular voice, both commanding and quiet.

    Bourgeois was a prolific printmaker, draftsman, sculptor and painter. She employed diverse materials including metal, fabric, wood, plaster, paper and paint in a range of scale — both monumental and intimate. She used recurring themes and subjects (animals, insects, architecture, the figure, text and abstraction) as form and metaphor to explore the fragility of relationships and the human body. Her artworks are meditations of emotional states: loneliness, jealousy, pride, anger, fear, love and longing.

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Ode à ma mère (Ode to My Mother): three plates

1995
two I. 8 1/2 x 6 1/4 in. (21.6 x 15.9 cm) one I. 7 x 5 in. (17.8 x 12.7 cm) all S. 11 7/8 x 11 7/8 in. (30.2 x 30.2 cm)
Three drypoints, on Dieu Donné paper, with full margins.
All signed with initials and numbered XVII/XXXV in pencil (an hors commerce, the edition was 45, there was also an illustrated book version), published by Les Éditions du Solstice, Paris, all framed.

Estimate
$9,000 - 12,000 

Place Advance Bid

Contact Specialist
Kelly Troester
Worldwide Co-Head of Editions, Modern
+1 212 940 1221

Cary Leibowitz
Worldwide Co-Head of Editions, Contemporary
+1 212 940 1222

Jannah Greenblatt
Specialist
+1 212 940 1332

General Enquiries
+1 212 940 1220

Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 17 October 2017

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