Fisherman and Watcher, Paris

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Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

Fisherman and Watcher, Paris, 1966, printed June 1985

Platinum-palladium print, edition 2/3
16.4 x 24.2 cm (image); 35.7 x 55.8 cm (paper)
Inscribed verso: “3306”; inscribed verso: “FISHERMAN AND WATCHER / (PARIS, 1966) [in a box]”; inscribed verso: “Rives Paper on Aluminum / Platinum-palladium / print made June 1985”; inscribed verso: “2/3”; stamped and inscribed verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1966 by / IRVING PENN / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the / photographer.”; stamped verso: “Hand-coated by the photographer”; stamped and inscribed verso: “Deacidified / IP”; stamped and inscribed verso: “Hand-coated by the photographer / IP”; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn / IRVING PENN [in a circle].”
Gift of Irving Penn, 1996.257

Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Westerbeck, Colin. 1997. “Irving Penn: A Career in Photography.” Exh. cat. Art Institute of Chicago/Bulfinch Press. p. 182, cat. 100.

Ownership History

Given by the artist to the Art Institute, 1996.