• Three Decades with Irving Penn auction at Christies

    Sale 2397

    Three Decades with Irving Penn: Photographs from the Collection of Patricia McCabe

    14 April 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 7

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)

    Bread, Salt and Water (New York), 1980

    Price Realised  

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
    Bread, Salt and Water (New York), 1980
    dye-transfer print, printed 1986
    signed, initialed, titled, dated, numbered '15344', inscribed 'Merry Christmas to Pat, 1989' in pencil, Penn/Condé Nast copyright credit reproduction limitation and edition stamps (on the verso); one of an edition of 16
    18 5/8 x 17½in. (47.5 x 45cm.)


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    According to the artist's annotation on the verso, the print was made in Hamburg.

    Literature

    Penn, Passage: A Work Record, Alfred A. Knopf Callaway, 1991, p. 235; Penn, Still Life, Little, Brown and Co., 2001, n.p.