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  • Provenance

    This impression was a wedding present from the artist's personal curator to his father.

  • Literature

    see Museum of Modern Art 246.1/V, variant 4

  • Artist Biography

    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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Twosome

2002
Drypoint with selective wiping in red (unique), on wove paper, with full margins, state V of VI,
I. 8 3/8 x 10 3/4 in. (21.3 x 27.3 cm)
S. 10 3/8 x 13 in. (26.4 x 33 cm)

signed and dated `2002' in pencil (a state proof, the print was later editioned in 2007, the edition was 25), printed by Harlan and Weaver, New York, framed.

Estimate
$8,000 - 12,000 

Sold for $9,375

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