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  • Provenance

    Hamiltons Gallery, London

  • Literature

    M. Hambourg & J. Rosenheim, Irving Penn: Centennial, New York: The Met, 2017, pl. 150

  • Artist Bio

    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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Woman with three loaves, Morocco (B)

1971
Selenium toned gelatin silver print, printed 1990.
38 x 38.3 cm (14 7/8 x 15 1/8 in.)
Signed, titled, dated, initialled, copyright credit (courtesy of Vogue) reproduction limitation and edition stamps on the reverse of the mount. One from an edition of 8.

Estimate
£18,000 - 22,000 

sold for £20,000

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Photographs

London Auction 25 October 2019