• 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 69

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)

    The Spilled Cream, 1980

    Price Realised  

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
    The Spilled Cream, 1980
    platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted on aluminum, printed 1981
    signed, initialed, titled, dated, numbered '31/58', 'AR 387', inscribed 'For Pat with love Merry Christmas' in pencil, copyright credit and edition stamps (on the reverse of the flush-mount)
    11½ x 19 3/8in. (29.6 x 49.6cm.)


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    Literature

    Irving Penn: Recent Still Life, Marlborough Gallery Inc., 1982, cat. no. 38, p. 10; Szarkowski, Irving Penn, The Museum of Modern Art, 1984, pl. 149; Foresta and Stapp, Irving Penn: Master Images, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990, cat. no. 57, p. 70; Penn, Passage: A Work Record, Alfred A. Knopf Callaway, 1991, p. 236; Penn, Still Life, Little, Brown and Co., 2001, n.p.