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    Sale 11950

    Photographs

    6 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 93

    Irving Penn (1917-2009)

    The Angel, New York, 1946

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    Irving Penn (1917-2009)
    The Angel, New York, 1946
    platinum-palladium print, mounted on aluminum, printed 1989
    signed, titled, dated, numbered '37/52', '2167', and printer's notations in pencil with Penn/Condé Nast copyright credit stamp, and stamped 'In addition to 52 prints of this image in platinum metals, unnumbered signed silver prints not exceeding a total of 48 may exist', and 'HAND COATED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER' (mount, verso); credited, titled, dated '1949', and numbered 'from an edition of 52' on affixed typed gallery label (frame backing board)
    image: 22 7/8 x 18 1/4 in. (58.2 x 46.4 cm.)
    sheet: 24 7/8 x 22 in. (63.3 x 55.5 cm.)
    mount: 26 x 22 in. (66.1 x 56 cm.)
    This work is number 37 from the edition of 52.


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    Provenance

    with Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York.