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Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

Igor Stravinsky, New York, April 22, 1948, printed 1984

Gelatin silver print, edition of 25
24.1 x 19.1 cm (image); 25.1 x 19.7 cm (paper)
Stamped and inscribed verso: “REF. 1668”; inscribed verso: “IGOR STRAVINSKY / New York, April 22, 1948 [in a box]”; stamped and inscribed verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1948–RENEWED 1976 by / THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS INC. / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the / copyright owner.”; stamped and inscribed verso: “SIGNED, SILVER PRINTS OF / THIS NEGATIVE NOT EXCEEDING 25”; stamped verso: “TONED IN SELENIUM”; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn / IRVING PENN [in a circle]”; inscribed verso: “Print made 1984. / I.P.”
Restricted gift of Helen Harvey Mills in honor of Brett Mills, 1985.837

Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

AIC, "The Subject is Music: Photographs from the Permanent Collection," September 28–December 1, 1996. (Sylvia Wolf)

AIC, “Irving Penn, A Career in Photography,” November 22, 1997–February 1, 1998; traveled to St. Petersburg, Russia, State Hermitage Museum, March 1–May 16, 1998; Hamburg, Germany, Deichtorhallen, June 18–September 6, 1998; Munich, Germany, Müchner Stadtmuseum, October 6, 1998–February 21, 1999; San Francisco, California, Friends of Photography/Ansel Adams Center for Photography, November 11, 1999–January 23, 2000; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, March 25–June 4, 2000; Paris, France, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, September 13–November 5, 2000. (Colin Westerbeck)

Publication History

Penn, Irving. 1960. “Moments Preserved.” Simon and Schuster. p. 138. (other print of this image)

Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, Turin. 1975. “I platini di Irving Penn: 25 anni di fotografia.” Exh. cat. Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna/Ages Arti Grafiche. p. 18. (other print of this image/variant in platinum)

Marlborough Gallery, New York. 1977. “Irving Penn: Photographs in Platinum Metals, Images 1947–1975.” Exh. cat. Marlborough Gallery. n.pag., cat. 84. (other print of this image)

Foresta, Merry A. and William F. Stapp. 1990. “Irving Penn: Master Images.” Exh. cat. National Museum of American Art and National Portrait Gallery/Smithsonian Institution Press. p. 116, cat. 80. (other print of this image/variant in platinum)

Penn, Irving. 1991. “Passage: A Work Record.” Knopf. p. 55. (other print of this image)

Lundström, Jan-Erik. 1995. “Irving Penn fotografier: en donation till mine av Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn/Irving Penn Photographs: A Donation in Memory of Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn.” Exh. cat. Moderna Museet/Raster Förlag. p. 151. (other print of this image)

Wolf, Sylvia. 1996. “The Subject is Music: Photographs from the Permanent Collection.” Exh. cat. (pamphlet) Art Institute of Chicago. Overleaf.

Westerbeck, Colin. 1997. “Irving Penn: A Career in Photography.” Exh. cat. Art Institute of Chicago/Bulfinch Press. p. 177, cat. 31.

Keaney, Magdalene. 2010. “Irving Penn Portraits.” Exh. cat. National Portrait Gallery, London. p. 35, pl. 10. (other print of this image)

Nuñez, Gabriele Betancourt and Ulrike Schneider. 2011. “Portraits in Series: A Century of Photographs.” Exh. cat. Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe. p. 180. (other print of this image)