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Irving Penn

‘Harlequin Dress (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn)'

Lot Closed

April 5, 06:34 PM GMT


200,000 - 300,000 USD

Lot Details


Irving Penn

1917 - 2009

‘Harlequin Dress (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn)'

platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted to aluminum, signed, titled, dated, editioned '1/30,' and annotated in pencil and with the photographer’s Condé Nast copyright and edition stamps, annotated in pencil, on the reverse, framed, 1950, printed in 1979

image: 19 ⅞ by 18 ⅞ in. (50.5 by 47.9 cm.)

frame: 33 by 31 ½ in. (83.8 by 80 cm.)

Collection of the photographer 

Robert Klein Gallery, Boston 

Collection of Dr. Anthony Terrana 

Phillips New York, Important Photographs from the Collection of Dr. Anthony Terrana, 2 April 2013, Sale 040113, Lot 19 

'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

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fashion Photography, November 2006 – March 2007