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Irving Penn

Cigarettes, Street findings, New York, 1999

Fuji crystal archive print, flush-mounted on aluminium
46 3/5 × 38 9/10 in
118.4 × 98.8 cm
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Christie's

printed September 2000
signed, titled, date of image and of print and variously annotated ink with …

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printed September 2000
signed, titled, date of image and of print and variously annotated ink with stamped photographer's copyright credit and edition information (flush mount, verso)
image: 43 1/8 x 35 7/8 in. (109.5 x 91 cm.)
sheet/flush mount: 46 5/8 x 38 7/8 in. (118.4 x 98.8 cm.)
This work is from an edition of …

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Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009
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Considered one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century, Irving Penn photographed a host of important writers, visual artists, and cultural figures in his lifetime (including Jasper Johns, Pablo Picasso, Giorgio de Chirico, John Cage, Truman Capote, and Louise Bourgeois) as well as producing images for Vogue, Chanel, and other major fashion mainstays. Known for his pared-down compositional style, Penn often photographed his subjects in the natural light of the studio using minimal props; his fashion images were marked by their austerity, sophistication, and tonal subtleties. Penn also photographed workers his series “Small Trades” (1950–51), depicting laborers in New York, Paris, and London posed in work clothes and holding the tools of their trade. Caught in both black and white and color, Penn’s iconic images are known for the honesty and humanity he brought to his subjects.

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About the work
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C
Christie's

printed September 2000
signed, titled, date of image and of print and variously annotated ink with …

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printed September 2000
signed, titled, date of image and of print and variously annotated ink with stamped photographer's copyright credit and edition information (flush mount, verso)
image: 43 1/8 x 35 7/8 in. (109.5 x 91 cm.)
sheet/flush mount: 46 5/8 x 38 7/8 in. (118.4 x 98.8 cm.)
This work is from an edition of …

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Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009
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Considered one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century, Irving Penn photographed a host of important writers, visual artists, and cultural figures in his lifetime (including Jasper Johns, Pablo Picasso, Giorgio de Chirico, John Cage, Truman Capote, and Louise Bourgeois) as well as producing images for Vogue, Chanel, and other major fashion mainstays. Known for his pared-down compositional style, Penn often photographed his subjects in the natural light of the studio using minimal props; his fashion images were marked by their austerity, sophistication, and tonal subtleties. Penn also photographed workers his series “Small Trades” (1950–51), depicting laborers in New York, Paris, and London posed in work clothes and holding the tools of their trade. Caught in both black and white and color, Penn’s iconic images are known for the honesty and humanity he brought to his subjects.

Irving Penn

Cigarettes, Street findings, New York, 1999

Fuji crystal archive print, flush-mounted on aluminium
46 3/5 × 38 9/10 in
118.4 × 98.8 cm
Bidding closed
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