Louise BourgeoisTree with Trunk 1998

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Artist
Louise Bourgeois (1911‑2010)
Title
Tree with Trunk
Date 1998
MediumEtching, drypoint and aquatint on paper
Dimensionsimage: 760 x 553 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 2002
Reference
P78622

Summary

Topiary: The Art of Improving Nature is a suite of nine copperplate etchings with dry point and aquatint presented in a salmon pink silk-covered box. The portfolio was produced in an edition of twenty-eight of which this is the twelfth. It was printed by Harlan and Weaver, New York and published by Julie Sylvester Cabot, Whitney Museum of American Art Editions, New York. The prints follow a progression and are individually numbered and titled with a simple description. II Tree with Split Trunk depicts a woolly-textured tree similar to that in print I Tree (P78621), in the same horizontal format, extending beyond the picture frame at top and bottom. In II the trunk has divided in two half way up… (read more)

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