IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
IRVING PENN (1917-2009)

Ballet, Theatre, 1947

IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
Ballet, Theatre, 1947
platinum-palladium print, flush-mounted on aluminum, printed February-March 1978
signed, dated, numbered '20/25', notation '1608' in pencil, Penn/ Condé Nast copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp, and stamped 'In addition to 25 numbered prints of this image in platinum metals, unnumbered, but signed, silver prints not exceeding a total of 60 may exist' (on the reverse of the flush-mount)
image: 15½ x 21¾in. (39 x 55cm.)
sheet/flush-mount: 22 x 25in. (56 x 63.5cm.)
With Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, 1980
Penn, Moments Preserved, Simon and Schuster, 1960, p. 146; Szarkowski, Irving Penn, The Museum of Modern Art, 1984, pl. 15; Penn, Passage: A Work Record, Knopf/Callaway, 1991, p. 36; Westerbeck, Irving Penn: A Career in Photography, Art Institute of Chicago, 1997, cat. no. 18, p. 177
American Images: Photography 1945-1980, Barbican Art Gallery, London, May 10 - June 30, 1985
Detached Realism: The Work of Claudio Bravo and Irving Penn, The Forbes Galleries, New York, 6 February-1 June 1990
Irving Penn: A Collection, The Forbes Galleries, New York, 12 September 2009-6 February 2010
Irving Penn, The Forbes Galleries, New York, 22 October 2012-4 November 2013

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