'MARLENE DIETRICH', NEW YORK, 1948
Vintage silver print. Signed, titled, dated and annotated 2544 in pencil, with the Penn/Condé Nast copyright credit reproduction limitation on the verso. One from an edition of no more than 39 signed silver prints. Matted and framed.
Image 24 x 19 cm (9 ½x 7 ⅞in.);
sheet 24.5 x 20 cm (9 ⅝ x 7 ⅞in.)
This silver print is in excellent condition. Light waving to upper edge of print. All corners and edges slightly worn with some small edge chips away from the image. Minor bumps in lower left and upper left corners only visible under raking light and not affecting the image.
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Private collection, France
Sotheby's London, Photographs, 17 May 2005, lot 196
Irving Penn: Le centenaire, exhib. cat., New York/Paris, The Metropolitan Museum of Art/RMN-Grand Palais, 2017, p. 6, p. 197, pl. 119