Lot 167
  • 167

Irving Penn b. 1917

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Description

  • Irving Penn
  • 'woman with roses (lisa fonssagrives-penn)'
  • 21¾ by 14 5/8 in. (55.2 by 37.1 cm.)
platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted to aluminum, signed, titled, dated, numbered '5/40,' and with technical, edition, and copyright information by the photographer in pencil and with his Condé Nast copyright and edition stamps on the reverse, matted, framed, 1950, printed in February 1977, no. 5 in an edition of 40 in platinum metals

Provenance

Sotheby's New York, 16 October 1990, Sale 6073, Lot 640

Literature

Other prints of this image:

John Szarkowski, Irving Penn (The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1984), pl. 54

Colin Westerbeck, ed., Irving Penn: A Career in Photography (The Art Institute of Chicago, 1997), pl. 35

Sarah Greenough, Irving Penn: Platinum Prints (National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2005), cover, frontispiece, and pls. 3, 20, and 84

Irving Penn, Passage (New York, 1991), p. 85

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