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    Sale 12275

    Photographs

    20 May 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 54

    Irving Penn (1917-2009)

    Two fighting crickets, New York, July 12, 2005

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Irving Penn (1917-2009)
    Two fighting crickets, New York, July 12, 2005
    gelatin silver print, printed 2006, mounted on board
    signed, titled and dated in ink, stamped photographer’s copyright credit and ‘signed silver prints of this negative not exceeding : 4’, inscribed ‘There are also in existence 11 signed pigment prints of this image’ in ink (mount, verso)
    image/sheet: 18 7/8 x 17 7/8 in. (48 x 45.4 cm.)
    mount: 19 7/8 x 18 7/8 in. (50.5 x 48 cm.)
    This work is from the edition of four and is the only print to have been released.


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    Provenance

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