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Irving Penn

'Football Face, New York, Sept. 24, 2002'

Estimate:

60,000

to
- 90,000 USD

Irving Penn

Irving Penn

'Football Face, New York, Sept. 24, 2002'

'Football Face, New York, Sept. 24, 2002'

Estimate:

60,000

to
- 90,000 USD

Irving Penn

1917 - 2009

'Football Face, New York, Sept. 24, 2002'


Fuji Crystal Archive print, flush-mounted, signed, titled, dated, and annotated in ink and stamped on the reverse, framed, a Hamiltons Gallery label on the reverse, 2002, printed in 2003, one from an edition of no more than 13

image: 36 by 29 ¼ in. (91.4 by 74.3 cm.)

frame: 48 ½ by 41 ½ in. (123.2 by 105.4 cm.)

Please note the colors and shades in the online catalogue illustration may vary depending on screen settings. This print is in generally excellent condition. The colors are rich and saturated, with no apparent signs of fading. There are two nearly imperceptible fingerprints at the center left and center right margin edges. 'HG12927' is written in pencil in an unidentified hand on the reverse. The following is written by the photographer in ink on the reverse: 'Print made before FEB. 2003.' In addition to the photographer's credit and Conde Nast copyright stamps [annotated '2002' in ink], another stamp reads as follows: 'Signed, Fuji Crystal Archive prints of this image not exceeding 13 [in ink].'


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Hamiltons Gallery, London

Collection of George Michael

Acquired from the above, 2010 

Rachel Urquhart, 'Damage Control,' Vogue, November 2002, pp. 462-2

Irving Penn, A Notebook at Random (New York, 2004), p.109

Phyllis Posnick and Eva Respini, Extreme Beauty in Vogue (New York, 2009), unpaginated