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I Have Been to Hell and Back Handkerchief, 2007

Embroidery on 100% cotton handkerchief. stamp and plate signed and hand numbered. in original tate gallery envelope.
12 1/5 × 12 3/5 in
31 × 32 cm
Edition 495/1000
This is an editioned multiple.
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Provenance
Alpha 137 Gallery Auction

Most editions of this work that are on the market lack the envelope; but not this. This long sold …

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Most editions of this work that are on the market lack the envelope; but not this. This long sold out limited edition embroidered handkerchief is based on a larger original, which Bourgeois created in 1996. The formal serif typeface and the horizontal lines that run across this work make it reminiscent of a …

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Signature
Envelope bears the artist's printed signature, and work itself has the artist's silkscreened initials and is hand numbered.
Manufacturer
Third Drawer Down in collaboration with Louise Bourgeois
Louise Bourgeois
French-American, 1911–2010
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Beginning her artistic practice in her native Paris, Louise Bourgeois was originally associated …

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Beginning her artistic practice in her native Paris, Louise Bourgeois was originally associated with Surrealism due to her integration of fantastic elements into her prints and sculptures. Upon moving to New York in 1938, Bourgeois focused primarily on sculpture, crafting biomorphic forms that curator Lucy Lippard has …

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About the work
Provenance
Alpha 137 Gallery Auction

Most editions of this work that are on the market lack the envelope; but not this. This long sold …

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Most editions of this work that are on the market lack the envelope; but not this. This long sold out limited edition embroidered handkerchief is based on a larger original, which Bourgeois created in 1996. The formal serif typeface and the horizontal lines that run across this work make it reminiscent of a …

Read more
Signature
Envelope bears the artist's printed signature, and work itself has the artist's silkscreened initials and is hand numbered.
Manufacturer
Third Drawer Down in collaboration with Louise Bourgeois
Louise Bourgeois
French-American, 1911–2010
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Beginning her artistic practice in her native Paris, Louise Bourgeois was originally associated …

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Beginning her artistic practice in her native Paris, Louise Bourgeois was originally associated with Surrealism due to her integration of fantastic elements into her prints and sculptures. Upon moving to New York in 1938, Bourgeois focused primarily on sculpture, crafting biomorphic forms that curator Lucy Lippard has …

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I Have Been to Hell and Back Handkerchief, 2007

Embroidery on 100% cotton handkerchief. stamp and plate signed and hand numbered. in original tate gallery envelope.
12 1/5 × 12 3/5 in
31 × 32 cm
Edition 495/1000
This is an editioned multiple.
Bidding closed
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