• 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 16

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)

    Cigarette No. 52, 1972

    Price Realised  

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
    Cigarette No. 52, 1972
    platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted on aluminum, printed 1974
    signed, initialed, titled 'Neg. No. 52', numbered '3/52', 'C 272', inscribed 'Gift to Patricia McCabe, Christmas 1974' and copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp (on the reverse of the flush-mount)
    23¼ x 18½in. (60 x 47.3cm.)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Literature

    Penn, Passage: A Work Record, Alfred A. Knopf Callaway, 1991, p. 205; Penn, Still Life, Little, Brown and Co., 2001, n.p.; Greenough, Irving Penn: Platinum Prints, National Gallery of Art Yale University Press, 2005, pl. 72