• 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 40

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)

    Kiesler and De Kooning, 1960

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
    Kiesler and De Kooning, 1960
    platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted on aluminum, printed 1972
    signed, titled, dated, numbered '13/28', '952', inscribed 'Merry Christmas to Pat with love, Christmas 1977' in pencil, edition stamp, copyright credit reproduction limitation label with typed title and date affixed (on the reverse of the flush-mount)
    18¾ x 19½in. (47.8 x 49.7cm.)


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    Literature

    Szarkowski, Irving Penn, The Museum of Modern Art, 1984, pl. 38; Foresta and Stapp, Irving Penn: Master Images, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990, cat. no. 87, p. 123; Penn, Passage: A Work Record, Alfred A. Knopf Callaway, 1991, p. 131; Westerbeck, ed., Irving Penn: A Career in Photography, Art Institute of Chicago Little, Brown and Co., 1997, pl. 90, cat. no. 88, p. 157; Greenough, Irving Penn: Platinum Prints, National Gallery of Art Yale University Press, 2005, pl. 38