• 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 26

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)

    Cigarette No. 86, 1972

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
    Cigarette No. 86, 1972
    platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted on aluminum, printed 1975
    signed, initialed, titled 'Neg. No. 86', numbered '4/37', 'C 469', inscribed 'Merry Christmas to Pat with love [heart symbol]', edition annotation in pencil and copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp (on the reverse of the flush-mount)
    23 x 18¼in. (58.8 x 46.7cm.)


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    Literature

    Irving Penn photographs in platinum metals - images 1947-1975, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd, 1977, cat. no. 42; Greenough, Irving Penn: Platinum Prints, National Gallery of Art Yale University Press, 2005, pl. 71