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Irving Penn (1917-2009)
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Irving Penn (1917-2009)

Three Wines of France, New York, 1953

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Irving Penn (1917-2009)
Three Wines of France, New York, 1953
archival pigment print, printed October 2006, flush-mounted on board
signed, titled, dated and numbered '22747' in ink, stamped photographer's copyright credit/courtesy of Vogue, 'signed pigment prints of this image not exceeding 6' and 'pigment print made October 2006' (flush mount, verso)
image: 23 x 18 ½ in. (58.5 x 47 cm.)
sheet/flush mount: 24 x 19 ¾ in. (61 x 50.2 cm.)
This work is from the edition of 6.
Literature
Irving Penn, Moments Preserved, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1960, p. 16. Penn explains: ‘The recorded glimpses of wine ... belong to the warm atmosphere of good living that means France at its best, a yardstick of elegance wherever there are people with civilized memories’.
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