• 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 37

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)

    Cigarette No. 69, 1972

    Price Realised  

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
    Cigarette No. 69, 1972
    platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted on aluminum, printed 1975
    signed, initialed, titled 'Neg. No. 69', numbered '5/46', 'C 156', inscribed 'Merry Christmas 1978 with love to Pat', edition annotation in pencil and copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp (on the reverse of the flush-mount)
    22¼ x 18½in. (57.5 x 47.3cm.)


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    Literature

    Szarkowski, Irving Penn, The Museum of Modern Art, 1984, pl. 115; Penn, Passage: A Work Record, Alfred A. Knopf Callaway, 1991, p. 207; Westerbeck, ed., Irving Penn: A Career in Photography, Art Institute of Chicago Little, Brown and Co., 1997, pl. 11, cat. no. 115, p. 35; Penn, Still Life, Little, Brown and Co., 2001, n.p.