• Photographs auction at Christies

    Sale 2206

    Photographs

    8 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 746

    IRVING PENN (B. 1917)

    Running Children, Morocco, Rabat, 1951

    Price Realised  

    IRVING PENN (B. 1917)
    Running Children, Morocco, Rabat, 1951
    gelatin silver print, printed before 1959
    signed, titled, dated in ink, 'Penn/Condé Nast' copyright credit reproduction limitation and edition stamps (on the reverse of the mount); one from an edition of 37
    20½ x 19¾in. (52.1 x 50.2cm.)


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    Literature

    Penn, Moments Preserved, Simon and Schuster, 1960, p. 65; Penn, Passage, Alfred A. Knopf, 1991, p. 102; Westerbeck, ed., Irving Penn: A Career in Photography, The Art Institute of Chicago/Bulfinch Press, 1997, p. 72