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Louise Bourgeois (American/French, 1911–2010)
LOT ID: 82847
Scissors (from Autobiographical Series), 1994

Aquatint, Drypoint, on Somerset paper
13.9 х 9.9 in. (35.31 x 25.15 cm.)
Signed, lower right with initials in pencil, and numbered lower left in pencil.
Edition 24/35
Foundry/Publisher Peter Blum Edition, pub.; Harlan and Weaver Intaglio, New York, prntr.
Lot description
Image size: 13.9 x 9.9 inches (35.3 x 25.1 cm)
Paper size: 16 x 11.6 inches (40.6 x 29.5 cm)

This print is from "Autobiographical Series," a portfolio of fourteen drypoint etchings. In this image, an over-sized pair of scissors is connected to a smaller pair by a short, crooked line. It is based off of an untitled drawing that Bourgeois created in 1986. This print is from an edition of 35, plus 10 Roman numerals.
Scissors (from Autobiographical Series) by Louise Bourgeois
  • Scissors (from Autobiographical Series) by Louise Bourgeois
  • Scissors (from Autobiographical Series) by Louise Bourgeois
  • Scissors (from Autobiographical Series) by Louise Bourgeois
  • Scissors (from Autobiographical Series) by Louise Bourgeois
  • Scissors (from Autobiographical Series) by Louise Bourgeois
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