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15

Irving Penn

'Harlequin Dress'

Estimate:

200,000

to
- 300,000 USD

Irving Penn

Irving Penn

'Harlequin Dress'

'Harlequin Dress'

Estimate:

200,000

to
- 300,000 USD

Starting bid:

180,000

USD

(0 bids, reserve not met)

Lot closes:

Lot closes:

7 days, 2 hours

7 days, 2 hours

April 21, 02:15 PM (GMT)

April 21, 02:15 PM (GMT)

Irving Penn

1917 - 2009

'Harlequin Dress'


platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted to aluminum, signed, titled, dated, editioned '29/30,' and annotated in pencil and stamped on the reverse, framed, 1950, printed in 1979

image: 20 ½ by 18 ⅞ in. (52.1 by 47.9 cm.)

frame: 32 ½ by 30 ½ in. (82.55 by 77.5 cm.)

To request a condition report for this lot, please contact Hermione.Sharp@sothebys.com or 212-894-1149.

'The Black and White Idea,' Vogue, 1 April 1950, p. 86-7

Irving Penn, Moments Preserved (New York, 1960), p. 67

John Szarkowski, Irving Penn (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1984), pl. 49

Merry A. Foresta and William F. Stapp, Irving Penn: Master Images (Washington, D. C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1990), pl. 27

David Seidner, Lisa Fonssagrives: Three Decades of Classic Fashion Photography (London, 1996), cover and pp. 138-39

Colin Westerbeck, ed., Irving Penn: A Career in Photography (The Art Institute of Chicago, 1997), pl. 44

Maria Morris Hambourg and Jeff Rosenheim, Irving Penn Centennial (New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2017), p. 96

Paul Martineau, Icons of Style: A Century of Fashion Photography (Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2018), pl. 103