'TWO ASARO MUDMEN, NEW GUINEA'
mounted, signed, titled, dated, and annotated in ink and stamped on the reverse, framed, a Petley Jones Gallery label on the reverse, 1970, printed before 1974, one of no more than 9 prints in gelatin silver
10½ by 10½ in. (26.7 by 26.7 cm.)
This print is in generally excellent condition.
On the reverse of the mount it is stamped. with handwritten text in ink, noted in brackets:
'Irving Penn [with photographer's signature]'
'Signed, silver prints of this negative not exceeding '
'Photograph by Irving Penn / Copyright ] by Irving Penn [, Courtesy of Vogue] / Not to be reproduced without written permission of the copyright owner and / THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS INC.'
The following are written in ink:
'Two Asara Mudmen / New Guinea, 1970'
'Print made before 1974. - IP'
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