Photographs from the collection of the Foundation of Estelle and Hervé Francès
IRVING PENN | THREE RISSANI WOMEN WITH BREAD, MOROCCO, 1971
Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 EUR
1917 - 2009
THREE RISSANI WOMEN WITH BREAD, MOROCCO, 1971
tirage argentique viré au sélénium monté sur carton, tiré en 1984
signé, titré, daté et numéroté '12750' à l'encre, cachets de copyright de limitation de reproduction et de l'édition (au dos du montage)
édition de 20
monté sous passe-partout et encadré
selenuium toned silver print, printed in 1984
flush-mounted on cardboard
signed, titled, dated and numbered '12750' in ink, copyright credit reproduction limitation and edition stamp on the reverse of the mount
edition of 20
mounted and framed
19 ⅜ x 19 ⅛ in.; 49,2 x 48,6 cm
This silver print is in excellent condition. Minor bump in the lower right quadrant.
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Kicken Gallery, Berlin
Private collection, Germany
Sotheby's, Paris, Photographies, November 20, 2009, lot 82
Irving Penn, Passage. A Work Record (London, 1991), ill. p. 198
Irving Penn, Worlds in a Small World (New York, 1974), ill. p. 79
Alfred A. Knopf and Nicholas Callaway, Irving Penn: Passage (New York, 1991), p. 198