• 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 13

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)

    Two in a Canoe, 1954

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
    Two in a Canoe, 1954
    pigment print, mounted on porcelainized steel
    signed and inscribed 'Print for P. McCabe' in red pencil, process and De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd. copyright reproduction limitation labels, the latter numbered '1246' in ink with typed title and date, affixed (on the reverse of the mount)
    22 1/8 x 19 3/8in. (56.7 x 49.5cm.)


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    Literature

    Penn, Passage: A Work Record, Alfred A. Knopf Callaway, 1991, p. 121, variant colors