1917 - 2009
FLAT GLOVE, 1975
tirage platinium palladium de 1975
au verso signé, titré, daté, numéroté '12/53' et annoté Platinium palladium print made December 1975. No more than 53 original prints of this picture will ever be made, avec tampon "Of this image, originally 53 prints were made. 11 prints were destroyed 3-3-87. A total of 42 now exist" et tampon de copyright
monté sur carton et encadré sous verre musée
platinum palladium print, printed in 1975
signed, titled, dated and numbered '12/53' on verso
inscribed 'Platinium palladium print made December 1975. No more than 53 original prints of this picture will ever be made', with stamp 'Of this image, originally 53 prints were made. 11 prints were destroyed 3-3-87. A total of 42 now exist' and copyright stamp
mounted on card and framed under museum glass
29 ¾ x 22 ½ in.; 75,3 x 57 cm
This platinum palladium print is in overall excellent condition. Deckle edge paper. Mounted to card at corners and middle of edges; card cut out to show signatures and stamps. Two drying clip marks along upper edge.
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Priska Pasquer Gallery, Cologne
Sotheby's, Paris, Photographies, November 20, 2009, lot 83
John Szarkowski, Irving Penn, exhibition cat. (The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1984), ill. p. 125
Irving Penn, Passage. A Work Record (London, 1991), ill. p. 220