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

Street Photographer, New York, 1951

Details
IRVING PENN (1917-2009) Street Photographer, New York, 1951 platinum-palladium print, printed October 1976 signed, titled, dated, numbered '15/30' in pencil, Penn/Condé Nast copyright credit reproduction limitation stamp and stamped 'In addition to 30 numbered prints of this image in platinum metals, unnumbered, but signed, silver prints not exceeding a total of 8 may exist' (on the verso) image: 19¼ x 15in. (49 x 39cm.) sheet: 22¼ x 18¼in. (56.5 x 46cm.)
Provenance
With Jane Corkin Gallery, Toronto, 1980
Literature
Penn, Moments Preserved, Simon and Schuster, 1960, p. 165; Penn, Worlds in a Small Room, Grossman, 1974, p. 18, variant cropping; Szarkowski, Irving Penn, The Museum of Modern Art, 1984, pl. 91; Penn, Passage: A Work Record, Knopf/Callaway, 1991, p. 115; Heckert and Lacoste, Irving Penn: Small Trades, The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2009, pl. 31
Exhibited
American Images: Photography 1948-1980, 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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