Isabella in Hat with Rose, New York

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Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

Isabella in Hat with Rose, New York, 1960, printed 1985

Gelatin silver print, edition of 11
42.4 x 37.9 cm (image); 45.9 x 41.8 cm (paper)
Stamped and inscribed verso, upper left, in black ink: “REF: 7308”; inscribed verso, upper center, in black ink: “.. / HAT / NEW YORK, 1960 [in a box]”; stamped and inscribed verso, center, in black ink: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright (c) 1985 by Irving Penn, COURTESY OF VOGUE / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the copyright owner and / THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS INC.”; stamped and inscribed verso: “SIGNED, SILVER PRINTS OF / THIS NEGATIVE NOT EXCEEDING 11.”; stamped verso, lower center, in black ink: ‘TONED IN SELENIUM”; signed , stamped, and inscribed verso, lower center, in black ink: “Irving Penn / IRVING PENN [in a circle] / Print made 1985 / IP.”
Gift of Irving Penn, 1996.242

Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, “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. 1991. “Passage: A Work Record.” Knopf. p. 132. (other print of this image)

Westerbeck, Colin. 1997. “Irving Penn: A Career in Photography.” Exh. cat. Art Institute of Chicago/Bulfinch Press. p. 102, cat. 89, pl. 53.

Ownership History

Given by the artist to the Art Institute, 1996.