• Photographs auction at Christies

    Sale 2206

    Photographs

    8 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 817

    IRVING PENN (B. 1917)

    Ballet Society, 1948

    Price Realised  

    IRVING PENN (B. 1917)
    Ballet Society, 1948
    gelatin silver print
    titled, dated, annotated 'L. to R. Corrado Cagli, Vittorio Bieti, Tanaquil LeClerq, George Balanchine, "The Triumph of Bacchus and Ariadne"' and 'Penn/Condé Nast' copyright credit reproduction limitation stamps (on the reverse of the mount)
    10 x 8in. (25.5 x 20.3cm.)


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    Literature

    Penn, Moments Preserved, Simon and Schuster, 1960, p. 65; Penn, Passage, Alfred A. Knopf, 1991, p. 51; Szarkowski, Irving Penn, The Museum of Modern Art, 1984, cover, pl. 19