Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Art Day Auction


Louise Bourgeois
1911 - 2010


Robert Miller Gallery, New York (acquired directly from the artist)
Private Collection, New York
Faggionato Fine Arts, London
Gallery Seomi, Seoul
Private Collection, Seoul
Phillips, New York, 10 May 2016, Lot 165
Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2017


New York, The Museum of Modern Art; Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum; Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art; and Akron, Akron Art Museum, Louise Bourgeois: Retrospective, November 1982 - January 1984, p. 63, no. 65, illustrated
New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, American Women Artists (Part I: 20th Century Pioneers), January - February 1984
New York, Sculpture Centre, In the Making: Drawings by Sculptors, November 1988


Jerry Gorovay and John Cheim, Eds., Louise Bourgeois: Drawings, New York 1988, p. 133, illustrated
Marie-Laure Bernadac, Louise Bourgeois, Flammarion, New York 1996, p. 30, illustrated
Robert Storr, Intimate Geometries: The Art and Life of Louise Bourgeois, New York 2016, p. 272, illustrated

Catalogue Note

"Drawings are thought feathers, they are ideas that I seize in mid flight and put down on paper, all my thoughts are visual" (Louise Bourgeois cited in: Exh. Cat., London, Tate Modern, Louise Bourgeois, 2007, p. 104).

Contemporary Art Day Auction