LOUISE BOURGEOIS | UNTITLED
The Ginny Williams Collection
1911 - 2010
charcoal and ink on paper laid down on card
11¾ by 8⅞ in. 29.8 by 22.5 cm.
framed: 16¾ by 20¾ in. 42.5 by 52.7 cm.
Executed in 1947.
This work is in very good condition overall. There is minor evidence of handling and wear to the edges. The sheet has discolored slightly with age, most notably along the irregular edges where the paper has been laid down on card. There are scattered tears to the edge of the paper which have been stabilized and secured by the card. The sheet is hinged verso to the mat in the corners. 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