• 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 15

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)

    Paper Cup with Shadow (SM), Neg. XXVII, 1975

    Price Realised  

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
    Paper Cup with Shadow (SM), Neg. XXVII, 1975
    platinum-palladium print, printed 1976
    signed, initialed, titled, dated, numbered '31/54', edition annotation, inscribed 'Merry Christmas (1983), for Pat with love [heart symbol]' in pencil and copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp (on the verso)
    29 7/8 x 22 3/8in. (76.3 x 57cm.) (sheet)


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    Literature

    Irving Penn photographs in platinum metals - images 1947-1975, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd, 1977, cat.no. 16; Szarkowski, Irving Penn, The Museum of Modern Art, 1984, pl. 128; Foresta and Stapp, Irving Penn: Master Images, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990, cat. no. 53, p. 66; Penn, Passage: A Work Record, Alfred A. Knopf Callaway, 1991, p. 218; Westerbeck, ed., Irving Penn: A Career in Photography, Art Institute of Chicago Little, Brown and Co., 1997, cat. no. 119, p. 183; Penn, Still Life, Little, Brown and Co., 2001, n.p.; Greenough, Irving Penn: Platinum Prints, National Gallery of Art Yale University Press, 2005, pl. 75