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IRVING PENN (1917–2009)
IRVING PENN (1917–2009)

Hippie Family (F), San Francisco, 1967

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IRVING PENN (1917–2009)
Hippie Family (F), San Francisco, 1967
platinum–palladium print, printed 1976
signed, titled, dated '1976' and numbered '8/48', 'P1749' in pencil, stamped photographer's copyright credit (verso)
image: 21 3/4 x 19 1/2 in. (55.2 x 49.5 cm.)
sheet: 25 1/4 x 22 1/2 in. (64 x 57 cm.)
This work is number eight from an edition of forty-eight signed prints in platinum.
Provenance
Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto;
acquired from the above by the present owner, 1995.

Lot Essay

'During the actual photographing, the hippies and the rock groups surprised me with their concentration. Their eyes remained riveted on the camera lens; I found them patient and gentle. There was not the distracted quality I might have expected in them.'—Irving Penn

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