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  • Provenance

    Marlborough Gallery, New York
    Private Collection, New York

  • Artist Biography

    Irving Penn

    American • 1917 - 2009

    Arresting portraits, exquisite flowers, luscious food and glamorous models populate Irving Penn's meticulously rendered, masterful prints. Penn employed the elegant simplicity of a gray or white backdrop to pose his subjects, be it a model in the latest Parisian fashion, a famous subject or veiled women in Morocco.

    Irving Penn's distinct aesthetic transformed twentieth-century elegance and style, with each brilliant composition beautifully articulating his subjects. Working across several photographic mediums, Penn was a master printmaker. Regardless of the subject, each and every piece is rendered with supreme beauty. 

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Nude

1949-1950
Gelatin silver print.
15 3/4 x 15 1/8 in. (40 x 38.4 cm)
Signed, numbered in pencil, Condé Nast copyright credit reproduction limitation and edition stamps on the verso. One from an edition of 17.

Estimate
$15,000 - 25,000 

Sold for $17,500

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Photographs

New York 4 April 2017