Panel 1-Paris, St. Germaine District 1922
Louise Bourgeois narration panel 2: My mother was quite clever...
Panel 4 dialog between 2 tapestry repair workers:
woman 1- Did Madam Bourgeois sell that 18th century Oriental we finished last week?
woman 2- No, that wealthy American ended up buying the Italian one.
Louise Bourgeois narration continued Panel 5: Much more than I...
Panel 6 dialog between Louise and her mother:
Josephine Bourgeois- Louise, it's time for dinner.
Louise- I'm almost done drawing in the figures for this tapestry. I'll be there soon, Maman.
Louise's narration- And now it is time for my father's dreaded "entertainment."
Louis Bourgeois dialog- Look closely, Louise.
Panel 1 Louise's father's dialog continues- Here is the head...
Panel 2- the sex...
Panel 3- the legs...
Panel 4- and voila!
Panel 5- I thought this was you, Louise.
Panel 6- But, it can't be because you have nothing there.
Panel 7 Louise's narration- My father wanted a son.
caption- elder sister Henriette
Panel 8- I was afraid not to measure up.
Panel 9 caption- younger brother Pierre
Panel 1 Louise's dialog- Miss Sadie, I finished the worksheets for today. Will you check them?
Panel 2 Louise's narration: French men have their little betrayals.
Panel 7 Louise's narration: The mother is supposed to forgive.
I want to destroy them.
Panel 1 Louise's narration: The spider is a repairer.
Panel 2: If you bash into the web of a spider,
Panel 3: she doesn't get mad,
Panel 4: she weaves,
Panel 5: and repairs it.
Panel 7: Art is a guarantee of sanity.