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    Sale 12275

    Photographs

    20 May 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 40

    Irving Penn (1917-2009)

    Playing Card, 1976

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Irving Penn (1917-2009)
    Playing Card, 1976
    platinum-palladium print, printed March 1976
    signed, titled, dated, numbered '25/55', annotated 'No more than 55 original prints of this picture will ever be made' and '(SM) NEG. XXVI' in pencil, stamped photographer's copyright credit, 'Hand-coated by the photographer' and 'Deacidified' (verso)
    image: 26 x 19 ½ in. (66 x 49.54 cm.)
    sheet: 29 ½ x 22 ½ in. (75 x 57 cm.)
    This work is number 25 from the edition of 55.


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    Provenance

    Hamiltons Gallery, London;
    Photology, Milan;
    acquired from the above by the present owner.