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

Poppy: Burgundy (New York, 1968)

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IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
Poppy: Burgundy (New York, 1968)
signed, titled and dated 'Irving Penn Poppy: Burgundy (New York, 1968)' and stamped with photographer's/Conde Nast copyright credit (on the reverse)
pigment print, flush-mounted on board
sheet: 19 7⁄8 x 17 in. (50.5 x 43.2 cm.)
Photographed in 1968; printed in 2006. This work is from an edition of twenty.
Provenance
Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2008
Literature
I. Penn, “A Trance of Poppies,” Vogue, December 1968, pp. 204-209 (illustrated).
I. Penn, Flowers, New York, 1980, p. 14 (illustrated).
M. Morris Hambourg and J. Rosenheim, Irving Penn Centennial, New York and London, 2017, p. 306, pl. 205 (illustrated).
Exhibited
New York, Pace/MacGill Gallery, Irving Penn: In Flower, January-February 2007.
London, Hamiltons Gallery, Irving Penn: Flowers, London, November 2015-January 2016, pp. 34 and 94, no. 7 (another example exhibited and illustrated).

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