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    Sale 2049

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Morning Session

    13 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 106

    Louise Bourgeois (b. 1911)

    Untitled

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Louise Bourgeois (b. 1911)
    Untitled
    signed 'Louise Bourgeois' (lower right)
    ink on illustration board
    9¾ x 14 in. (24.7 x 35.5 cm.)
    Drawn in 1947.


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    Provenance

    Robert Miller Gallery, New York
    Cheim & Read, New York
    Damon Brandt Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1997


    Literature

    Louise Bourgeois Drawings, exh. cat., Robert Miller Gallery and Daniel Lelong, New York and Paris, 1988.


    Exhibited

    New York, Robert Miller Gallery, Louise Bourgeois: Drawings 1939-1987, January 1988.
    Amsterdam, Museum Overholland, Louise Bourgeois: Works on Paper 1939-1988, October-December 1988.
    Kunstmuseum Bern and Otterlo, Kröller-Müller Museum, Louise Bourgeois: A Retrospective Exhibition, March-July 1991.
    Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Louise Bourgeois: Sculptures, environnements, dessins, 1938-1995, June-October 1995.
    Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, Louise Bourgeois: The Forties and Fifties, November-December 1996 (illustrated).
    New York, Damon Brandt Gallery, A Private View: Works of Art from Paleolithic to Prison, April 1997 (illustrated).