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    Sale 1998

    Post -War And Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 112

    Louise Bourgeois (b. 1911)

    White Torso

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Louise Bourgeois (b. 1911)
    White Torso
    incised with initials 'LB' (on the edge)
    white marble
    3½ x 7¾ x 4 in. (8.9 x 19.7 x 10.2 cm.)
    Executed in 1968. This work is from an edition of eight unnumbered sculptures.


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    Provenance

    Ida Kohlmeyer, New Orleans
    By descent to the present owner


    Literature

    N. Spero, "Louise Bourgeois I-III," Tate Etc.,, London, Issue 11, 2007, p. 54 (another example illustrated).


    Exhibited

    San Francisco, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Louise Bourgeois, September-October 1983.
    Los Angeles, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Louise Bourgeois, November-December 1984.
    London, Tate Modern; Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art and Washington D.C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Louise Bourgeois: Retrospective, October 2007-June 2009, p. 63, fig. 48 (another example illustrated).