6 April 2016
Irving Penn (1917-2009)
Vitrier, Paris, 1950
platinum-palladium print, printed 1976
signed, titled, dated, and numbered '20/25' in pencil, with Penn/Condé Nast copyright credit stamp, and stamped 'In addition to 25 numbered prints of this image in platinum metals, unnumbered, but signed, silver prints not exceeding a total of 7 may exist', and 'Hand-coated by the photographer' (verso); credited, titled, dated, and numbered '20/25' on affixed typed gallery label (frame backing board)
image: 16 7/8 x 10 7/8 in. (42.9 x 27.7 cm.)
sheet: 22 ¼ x 15 7/8 in. (56.6 x 40.4 cm.)
This work is number 20 from the edition of 25.
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