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    Sale 1985

    Photographs

    11 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 454

    IRVING PENN (B. 1917)

    Cuzco Children, 1948

    Price Realised  

    IRVING PENN (B. 1917)
    Cuzco Children, 1948
    platinum-palladium print, printed 1971
    signed, numbered '16/60' in pencil, typed 'Condé Nast' copyright credit reproduction label affixed and edition stamp (on the reverse of the flush-mount)
    19 1/8 x 19¾in. (48.6 x 50.2cm.)


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    Provenance

    With Marlborough Gallery, New York


    Literature

    Penn, Moments Preserved, Simon & Schuster, 1960, p. 98; Penn, Worlds in a Small World, Grossman, 1974, p. 13; Szarkowski, Irving Penn, Museum of Modern Art, 1984, pl. 59; Penn, Passage: A Work Record, Knopf/Callaway, 1991, p. 61; Fraser, On the Edge: Images From 100 Years of Vogue, Random House, 1992, p. 79; Westerbeck, ed., Irving Penn: A Career in Photography, Art Institute of Chicago/Little, Brown and Co., 1997, cat no. 37, p. 177