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    Sale 2155

    Photographs

    31 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 102

    IRVING PENN (b. 1917)

    Cretan Landscape, 1965

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    IRVING PENN (b. 1917)
    Cretan Landscape, 1965
    platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted on aluminum, printed January 1974
    signed, initialed, dated, numbered '8/25' in pencil, 'Penn/Condé Nast' copyright credit reproduction limitation label affixed (on the reverse of the flush-mount)
    15 3/8 x 22in. (39 x 55.8cm.)


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    Provenance

    With Marlborough Gallery, New York


    Literature

    Foresta and Stapp, Irving Penn: Master Images, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990, pl. 36, p. 49; Penn, Passage: A Work Record, Alfred A. Knopf, 1991, p. 147, in color