16 - 17 December 2008
IRVING PENN (B. 1917)
Leonard Bernstein, New York, March 19, 1947
gelatin silver print
signed, titled, dated in ink and Condé Nast copyright credit reproduction limitation and edition stamps (on the verso); one from an edition of 5
10 x 8in. (25.4 x 20.2cm.)
Sotheby's, New, York, October 7, 1993, lot 499.
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American Vogue, July 1948;
Fraser, On the Edge: Images from 100 Years of Vogue, Random House, 1992, p. 77.
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