• 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 48

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)

    Nude No. 151, New York, 1949-1951

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
    Nude No. 151, New York, 1949-1951
    platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted on aluminum, printed 1974
    signed, numbered '1310', inscribed 'For P. McC. Christmas 1974' in pencil, Penn/Condé Nast copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp (on the reverse of the flush-mount)
    18 5/8 x 17 7/8in. (47.7 x 45.8cm.)


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    Literature

    Hambourg, Earthly Bodies: Irving Penn's Nudes, 1949-50, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Little, Brown and Co., 2002, p. 69; Irving Penn photographs in platinum metals - images 1947-1975, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd, 1977, cat. no. 76