Private Sale

IRVING PENN

Frozen Foods

1977

Dye-transfer print

Edition of 33

Price upon request

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Description

Irving Penn (American, 1917-2009).


Flush-mounted to card.


Printed in 1984.

Dimensions
Height: 29.87 in.
Width: 24.75 in.

Image: Height 23.25" Width 18.12 in.

Signature

Signed, titled, dated, with edition and reference number '14697' and printing date in black pen, with the photographer's copyright, edition and printing date stamps, all on verso

Provenance

Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York

Private collection, Europe

Exhibition

Stockholm, Liljevalchs Konsthall, 396 Fotografiska förälskelser, June 16 – August 19 2001

Literature

"Iced Soups: Flash Foods" (Vogue, July 1977), ill. p. 125 (variant)

John Szarkowski, Irving Penn (New York, Museum of Modern Art, 1984), pl. 70

Irving Penn, Passage, A Work Record (London, Knopf, 1991), ill. p. 222

Irving Penn: collection privée, exhib. cat. (Fribourg, Musée d'art et d'histoire, 1994), pl. 70

Colin Westerbeck (ed.), Irving Penn Photographs 1938-2000 (New York, Thames & Hudson, 2001), n.p., cover and within (variant).

Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty, exhib. cat. (Washington, Smithsonian American Art Museum/ Yale, 2015), p. 189, pl. 132

Irving Penn: Le centenaire, exhib. cat. (New York / Paris, The Metropolitan Museum of art / RMN-Grand Palais, 2017), p. 37, pl. 29

Condition Report
Revive
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This dye transfer print is in overall excellent condition, a stunning print with beautiful tones.

Dry mounted to original card.

Some tiny retouching marks across print only visible in raking light.

A faint finger mark on card, away from the print.

Art Period
Post-War
Movement/Style
Realism