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    Sale 2106

    Photographs

    14 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 403

    IRVING PENN (B. 1917)

    Black and White Vogue Cover (Jean Patchett), New York, 1950

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    IRVING PENN (B. 1917)
    Black and White Vogue Cover (Jean Patchett), New York, 1950
    gelatin silver print, printed 1984
    signed, initialed, titled, dated in ink, 'Penn/Condé Nast' copyright credit reproduction limitation and edition stamps (on the reverse of the flush-mount); one of an edition of 16
    17¼ x 15¼in. (43.8 x 38.5cm.)


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    Provenance

    With Halsted Gallery, Michigan


    Pre-Lot Text

    A PRIVATE COLLECTION, MICHIGAN


    Literature

    "The Black and White Idea", Vogue, April 1, 1950, front cover; Penn, Moments Preserved, Simon and Schuster, 1960, p. 159; Devlin, Vogue Book of Fashion Photography, Simon and Schuster, 1979, p. 90; Szarkowski, Irving Penn, Museum of Modern Art, 1984, pl. 48; Bailey and Harrison, Shots of Style: Great Fashion Photographs, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1985, cat. no. 130; The Art of Photography, 1839-1989, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston/Yale University Press, 1989; Harrison, Appearances: Fashion Photography Since 1945, Jonathan Cape, 1991, p. 158; Penn, Passage: A Work Record, Knopf/Callaway, 1991, p. 100; Irving Penn: Collection Privée, Musée d'art et d'histoire, Fribourg, 1994, cat. no. 31, p. 51; Westerbeck, ed., Irving Penn: A Career in Photography, Art Institute of Chicago/Little, Brown and Co., 1997, pl. 4, p. 28