• 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 53

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)

    Cigarette No. 42, 1974

    Price Realised  

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
    Cigarette No. 42, 1974
    platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted on aluminum
    signed, initialed, dated, numbered '22/34', 'C 208', annotated 'Neg. No. 42', inscribed 'For Pat, Merry Christmas, 1987' in pencil, copyright credit reproduction limitation and edition stamps (on the reverse of the flush-mount)
    approximately 19 3/8 x 23½in. (49.5 x 60cm.)


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    Literature

    Irving Penn photographs in platinum metals - images 1947-1975, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd, 1977, cat. no. 34; Foresta and Stapp, Irving Penn: Master Images, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990, cat. no. 47, p. 60; Penn, Passage: A Work Record, Alfred A. Knopf Callaway, 1991, p. 206; Greenough, Irving Penn: Platinum Prints, National Gallery of Art Yale University Press, 2005, pl. 73