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IRVING PENN (B. 1917)
IRVING PENN (B. 1917)

Black and White 'Vogue' Cover, 1950

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IRVING PENN (B. 1917)
Black and White 'Vogue' Cover, 1950
platinum-palladium print, printed 1968
signed, initialed, titled, dated, numbered 'P429', '11/34', exhibition annotation in pencil, Penn/Condé Nast copyright credit reproduction limitation and edition stamps (on the verso)
image: 17 x 15in. (43.4 x 37.9cm.);
sheet: 22½ x 18½in. (57 x 47.4cm.)
Literature
'The Black and White Idea', Vogue, April 1, 1950, front cover; Penn, Moments Preserved, Simon and Schuster, 1960, p. 159; Devlin, Vogue Book of Fashion Photography, Simon and Schuster, 1979, p. 90; Szarkowski, Irving Penn, Museum of Modern Art, 1984, pl. 48; Bailey and Harrison, Shots of Style: Great Fashion Photographs, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1985, cat. no. 130; The Art of Photography, 1839-1989, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston/Yale University Press, 1989; Harrison, Appearances: Fashion Photography Since 1945, Jonathan Cape, 1991, p. 158; Penn, Passage: A Work Record, Knopf/Callaway, 1991, p. 100; Irving Penn: Collection Privée, Musée d'art et d'histoire, Fribourg, 1994, cat. no. 31, p. 51; Westerbeck, ed., Irving Penn: A Career in Photography, Art Institute of Chicago/Little, Brown and Co., 1997, pl. 4, p. 28
Exhibited
Noted by Penn on verso of print:
Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Torino;
Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Bologna;
The Photographer's Gallery, London, 1975

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