• Photographs auction at Christies

    Sale 2206

    Photographs

    8 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 750

    IRVING PENN (B. 1917)

    Colette, 1960

    Price Realised  

    IRVING PENN (B. 1917)
    Colette, 1960
    platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted on aluminum, printed 1968
    signed, initialed, numbered '4/50' in pencil and typed 'Penn/Condé Nast' copyright credit reproduction limitation label affixed (on the reverse of the flush-mount)
    19½ x 19½in. (49.5 x 49.5cm.)


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    Literature

    Penn, Moments Preserved, Simon & Schuster, 1960, p. 22; Szarkowski, Irving Penn, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1984, pl. 35; Penn, Passage: A Work Record, Jonathan Cape, 1991, p. 111; Greenough, Irving Penn: Platinum Prints, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 2005, pl. 36