Lot 121
  • 121


200,000 - 300,000 USD
bidding is closed


  • Louise Bourgeois
  • Figure
  • stamped with the artist's initials and date 93 and incised with the number 5/6 on the left foot 
  • patinated bronze 
  • 14 3/4 by 7 1/4 by 5 7/8 in. 37.5 by 18.4 by 14.8 cm.
  • Conceived in 1960 and cast in 1993, this work is number 5 from an edition of 6, plus 1 artist's proof.


Cheim & Read, New York 
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1998


Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Monterrey; Seville, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo; Mexico City, Museo Rufino Tamayo, Louise Bourgeois, June 1995 - August 1996, fig. 28, p. 62, illustrated (another example exhibited)
San Francisco, Gallery Paule Anglim, Louise Bourgeois, January - March 1996 (another example exhibited)
Montreal, Galerie Samuel Lallouz, Louise Bourgeois, June - August 1996 (another example exhibited)
Roslyn, Nassau County Museum of Art, Feminine Image, March - May 1997 (another example exhibited)
Reykjavik Arts Festival, February - May 1998 (another example exhibited)
Chicago, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Sculpture, May - June 1998
Art Institute of Chicago, The Judith Neisser Collection: Minimal and Postminimal Innovation, February - May 2011, pp. 16 and 38, illustrated in color
Madrid, United States Department of State, Art in Embassies Program, Extended Loan, 2018 - 2021 (another example exhibited)

Catalogue Note

"I love sculpture eternally, because sculpture is the only thing that challenges me...because I have been involved so deeply in my sculptures, they are kind of sacred to me." Louise Bourgeois