Louis Jouvet (A), New York

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Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

Louis Jouvet (A), New York, January 1951, printed c. 1951

Gelatin silver print, edition of 10
33.8 x 34.4 cm (image/paper); 42.8 x 43.2 cm (mount)
Inscribed verso: “REF 9193”; inscribed verso: “..”; inscribed verso: “LOUIS JOUVET / NEW YORK, JAN. 1951 [in a box]”; stamped and inscribed verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1952 by / THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS LTD. / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the / copyright owner.”; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn / IRVING PENN [in a circle]”; inscribed verso: “Print made near to date of / photographic sitting / IP.”; stamped and inscribed verso: “SIGNED, SILVER PRINTS OF / THIS NEGATIVE NOT EXCEEDING 10.”
Gift of Irving Penn, 1996.209

Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Ltd.

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

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)

London, England, National Portrait Gallery, "Irving Penn Portraits," February 18–June 6, 2010.

Publication History

Penn, Irving. 1960. “Moments Preserved.” Simon and Schuster. p. 28. (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. 26. (other print of this image)

Printemps des Artes de Monte-Carlo, Monaco. 1986. “Irving Penn.” Exh. cat. Printemps des Artes de Monte-Carlo. 1986. “Irving Penn.” Exh. cat. Printemps des Artes de Monte-Carlo. pl. 15. (other print of this image)

Penn, Irving. 1991. “Passage: A Work Record.” Knopf. p. 110. (other print of this image)

Westerbeck, Colin. 1997. “Irving Penn: A Career in Photography.” Exh. cat. Art Institute of Chicago/Bulfinch Press. p. 115, cat. 74, pl. 65.

Ownership History

Given by the artist to the Art Institute, 1996.