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

Harlequin Dress (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn), New York, 1950

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IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
Harlequin Dress (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn), New York, 1950
gelatin silver print, toned in selenium, printed 1983
signed, titled, dated, initialed annotation 'Print made 1983', annotated '19276P-830', '9587', stamped 'toned in selenium', Penn/Condé Nast copyright credit, reproduction limitation, and edition stamps (verso)
image 19½ x 18½in. (49.7 x 47cm.)
sheet 24 x 20in. (61 x 50.8cm.)
This print is from the un-numbered edition not exceeding 10.
Provenance
Pace/McGill Gallery, New York;
Private collection, Europe.
Literature
Vogue, American edition, April 1950, pp. 86-87, leading a feature 'The Black and White Idea';
J. Szarkowski, Irving Penn, Museum of Modern Art, 1984, pl. 49; C. Westerbeck, ed., Irving Penn: A Career in Photography, Art Institute of Chicago/Little, Brown and Co., 1997, cat. no. 69, pl. 44, p. 93.

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