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    Sale 2106

    Photographs

    14 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 324

    IRVING PENN (B. 1917)

    Picasso (B), Cannes, 1957

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    IRVING PENN (B. 1917)
    Picasso (B), Cannes, 1957
    platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted on aluminum, printed January 1985
    signed, initialed in ink, titled, dated, numbered '14/47', 'Penn/Condé Nast' copyright credit reproduction limitation edition stamps and typed edition label affixed (on the reverse of the flush-mount)
    18½ x 18½in. (47 x 47cm.)


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    Literature

    Irving Penn, Musée d'art et d'histoire, Fribourg, cover and pl. 36, p. 57; Penn, Passage: A Work Record, Alfred A. Knopf, 1991, p. 125