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

The Hand of Miles Davis (C), New York, 1986

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IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
The Hand of Miles Davis (C), New York, 1986
gelatin silver print, printed 1992, mounted on board
signed, titled, date of image and of print in ink, stamped copyright credit, photographer's credit and edition (mount, verso)
image/sheet: 19 1/8 x 18 7/8 in. (48.5 x 48 cm.)
mount: 22 x 22 in. (55.9 x 55.9 cm.)
This work is from an edition not exceeding fifteen.
Provenance
Private View, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
Irving Penn, Passage: A Work Record, Alfred A. Knopf/Callaway, New York, 1991, p. 259 (variant image).
Irving Penn: Collection Prive´e, Muse´e d'Art et d'Histoire, Fribourg, 1994, pl. 76, p. 103.
Irving Penn, Photographs: A Donation in Memory of Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn, Moderna Museet/Raster Förlag, Stockholm, 1996, p. 187.
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