Lot 28
  • 28

Irving Penn

Estimate
25,000 - 35,000 GBP
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Description

  • Irving Penn
  • 'Motorcycle Policeman', New York, 1951
  • Platinum-palladium print
  • Image 50 x 36.5 cm (19¾ x 14¼ in.);sheet 57 x 45.5 cm (22½ x 18 in.) 
Platinum-palladium print, printed 1976. Signed, initialed, titled, dated, numbered 13/23 and P1419 in pencil, with the Penn/Condé Nast copyright credit reproduction limitation and edition stamps on the verso. 

Provenance

Hamiltons Gallery, London
Private collection, UK

Literature

Irving Penn, Moments preserved : eight essays in photographs and words, 1960, illustrated fullpage p. 178.
Irving Penn, Passage: A work record, 1991, illustrated fullpage p. 117.
Virginia A. Heckert and Anne Lacoste, Irving Penn Small Trades, J. Paul Getty Museum, 2009, illustrated fullpage pl. 87

Condition

This print is in overall excellent condition.
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