Description

    IRVING PENN (American, 1917-2009)
    Spanish Gypsy Family, 1965
    Platinum-palladium, printed 1971
    15-1/2 x 15-3/8 inches (39.4 x 39.1 cm)
    Signed, titled, dated, editioned '20/28' and annotated in pencil with artist's limitation stamp and Conde Nast copyright label on verso.

    FROM A PRIVATE NEW MEXICO COLLECTION

    LITERATURE:
    Knopf/Callaway, Irving Penn: Passage, p. 154, (another example illustrated).


    Condition Report*:

    Annotated print made January-February 1971 with additional printing notes and the number 624 circled in pencil; two additional stamps 'hand coated by the photographer' 'deacidified'; limitation notes twenty-eight prints in platinum metals, silver prints in an edition of fifteen; 'LF' annotated in top right corner on verso. Overall aluminum mount with registration bar to an overall size of 25 x20 inches. Paper lightly abraded along all peripheal edges; paper abraded below registration bar verso.

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    October, 2014
    16th Thursday
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