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Louise BOURGEOIS

France 1911 – United States of America 2010

artist

  • to United States of America 1938

Louise BOURGEOIS

France 1911 – United States of America 2010

printer

  • to United States of America 1938

THE GEMOR PRESS

publisher (organisation)

ATELIER 17

Paris commenced 1927

print workshop (organisation)

  • New York

He disappeared into complete silence, first edition 1947 Description: A suite of nine engravings plus text, and an introduction by Marius Bewley | plus an additional engraving also numbered plate 8

Collection Title: He disappeared into complete silence
Place made: New York, New York, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, intaglio engravings on copper plates, with drypoint, printed in black ink; letterpress. Support: paper
Impression: ed.44
Edition: un-numbered copy; 54 announced (15 numbered 1-15 with colour additions; 29 numbered 16-44; 10 H. C. marked A-J)
Publisher: THE GEMOR PRESS
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1947

Edition Notes: plates printed by Louise Bourgeois at Atelier 17, New York.
Primary Insc: Title page: HE DISAPPEARED INTO COMPLETE SILENCE, suite of nine engravings by LOUISE BOURGEOIS with an intoduction by Marius Bewley Gemor Press Dedication page: for Jean Louis Colophon: This edition of nine engravings is limited to 44 numbered and signed copies, of which numbers 1 to 15 for a de luxe edition hand colored by the artist. Another 10 copies lettered A to J are not for sale. The nine engravings on copper have been printed on the hand press of Atelier 17. Design, typography and printing by the Gemor Press. New York June 1947 THIS COPY IS NUMBERED [no number] [signed] Louise Bourgeois; Marius Bewley
Dimensions: book (closed) 28 h x 19.5 w cm page 25 h x 17.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.1495.1-10
Image rights: © Louise Bourgeois/VAGA. Licensed by Viscopy