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Black and White Vogue Cover, Jean Patchett, New York, 1950, signed, titled, dated, editioned 8/34, and annotated in pencil and stamped print verso, printed in 1974, platinum palladium print,
image: 16 ¼ by 13 ½ in., sheet 22 x 18-1/2 in.; matted 24 x 20 in.
Literature: The Black and White Idea, Vogue, April 1, 1950, cover; Irving Penn, Moments Preserved (New York, 1960), p. 159; Patrick Devlin, Vogue Book of Fashion Photography, Simon and Schuster, New York, 1979, p. 90; John Szarkowski, Irving Penn (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1984), pl. 48; Alexander Liberman and Nicholas Callaway, Irving Penn, Passage, a Work Record, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1991, p. 100; Colin Westerbeck, ed., Irving Penn: A Career in Photography (The Art Institute of Chicago, 1997), pl. 4; Ned Rifkin, Chorus of Light: Photographs from the Sir Elton John Collection (Atlanta, 2000), p. 65; Sarah Greenough, Irving Penn: Platinum Prints (Washington, D. C.: National Gallery of Art, 2005), p. 11; Norberto Angeletti and Alberto Oliva, In Vogue: The Illustrated History of the World's Most Famous Fashion Magazine; (New York, 2012), p. 129; cf. Maria Morris Hambourg and Jeff Rosenheim, Irving Penn: Centennial (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2017), pl. 38.
print in excellent condition, no visible flaws of any kind, mounted to mat backing with archival corners; mat in good condition
Private Collection, Wisconsin
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