LOUISE BOURGEOIS | UNTITLED
60,000 - 80,000 USD
The Ginny Williams Collection
1911 - 2010
ink on paper
13¼ by 10⅛ in. 33.7 by 25.7 cm.
framed: 22 by 18 in. 55.9 by 45.7 cm.
Executed in 1947.
This work is in good condition overall. There is evidence of wear and handling to the edges. There are three artist’s pinholes along the top edge and one in the lower right corner. There are several repaired tears along the left and bottom edges and a minor tear on both the left and right edges. The sheet is creased softly throughout, most noticeably a 6-inch diagonal crease extending between repaired tears at the lower left edge to the center of the bottom edge. The sheet is hinged verso to the mat at the top edges. Framed under Plexiglas.
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Robert Miller Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1988
Robert Storr, Intimate Geometries: The Art and Life of Louise Bourgeois. New York 2016, p. 237, illustrated in color
New York, Robert Miller Gallery, Louise Bourgeois: Drawings 1939-1987, January 1988
Berkeley, University Art Museum; New York, The Drawing Center, Louise Bourgeois: Drawings, January - June 1996, p. 80, illustrated in color