• 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 57

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)

    Fish, New York, c. 1939

    Price Realised  

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
    Fish, New York, c. 1939
    platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted on aluminum, printed 1983
    signed, initialed, titled, dated, numbered '4/40', '2940', inscribed 'With love to Pat' in pencil, copyright credit reproduction limitation and edition stamps (on the reverse of the flush-mount)
    12¼ x 20¾in. (31.5 x 53cm.)


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    Literature

    Penn, Passage: A Work Record, Alfred A. Knopf Callaway, 1991, p. 12; Westerbeck, ed., Irving Penn: A Career in Photography, Art Institute of Chicago Little, Brown and Co., 1997, pl. 2, cat. no. 3, p. 27; Penn, Still Life, Little, Brown and Co., 2001, n.p.