Spanish Shoes, New York

View enlargement
Email to a friend
Print this page

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

Spanish Shoes, New York, 1963, printed 1983

Gelatin silver print, edition of 23
19.9 x 24.5 cm (image/paper); 23.9 x 29.2 cm (mount)
Inscribed verso: “REF 9584”; inscribed verso: “..”; inscribed verso: “SPANISH SHOES / N.Y. 1963 [in a box]”; inscribed verso: “(NEG. NO. 10.)”; stamped and inscribed verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1983 by Irving Penn, COURTESY OF VOGUE / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the / copyright owner and THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS INC.”; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn / IRVING PENN [in a circle]”; inscribed verso: “Print made 1983. / I.P.”; stamped and inscribed verso: “SIGNED, SILVER PRINTS OF / THIS NEGATIVE NOT EXCEEDING 23.”
Gift of Irving Penn, 1996.243

Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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)

Publication History

Westerbeck, Colin. 1997. “Irving Penn: A Career in Photography.” Exh. cat. Art Institute of Chicago/Bulfinch Press. p. 74, cat. 93, pl. 25.

Ownership History

Given by the artist to the Art Institute, 1996.