Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

Courrèges Fashion with Slate, Paris, 1964, printed 1985

Gelatin silver print
18.9 x 19 cm (image); 25.2 x 20.2 cm (paper)
Inscribed verso: “..”; inscribed verso: “VOGUE FASHION PHOTOGRAPH / (PARIS, 1964) [in a box]”; COURRÈGES”; stamped verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1964 by Irving Penn / 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 1985. / IP.”; stamped verso: “TONED IN SELENIUM.”
Gift of Irving Penn, 1996.244

Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

Courrèges Fashion with Slate, Paris

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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 (Chicago only). (Colin Westerbeck)

Publication History

Westerbeck, Colin. 1997. “Irving Penn: A Career in Photography.” Exh. cat. Art Institute of Chicago/Bulfinch Press. p. 181, cat. 95.

Ownership History

Given by the artist to the Art Institute, 1996.