17 January 2001
IRVING PENN (BORN 1917)
Optician's Shop Window, New York (1939)
Gelatin silver print. 1983. Signed, titled, dated in pencil, credit and Condé Nast copyright reproduction limitation stamps on the verso. One from an edition of 65 in gelatin silver.
13¼ x 9½in. (33.6 x 24.2cm.) Framed.
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