Dieter Appelt (B), New York

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Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

Dieter Appelt (B), New York, September 12, 1995, printed 1995

Gelatin silver print, edition of 5
24.5 x 19.6 cm (image); 25.2 x 20.2 cm (paper)
Inscribed verso: “Ref. 17702”; stamped verso: “TONED IN SELENIUM”; inscribed verso: “DIETER APPELT (B) / N.Y., September 12, 1995 [in a box]”; stamped and inscribed verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1995 by Irving Penn / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of / photographer.”; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn / IRVING PENN [in a circle]”; stamped and inscribed verso: “SIGNED PRINTS OF THIS PHOTOGRAPH NOT EXCEEDING 5. / I.P.”; inscribed verso: “print made 1995.”
Gift of Sylvia Wolf, 1997.629

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

Westerbeck, Colin. 1997. “Irving Penn: A Career in Photography.” Exh. cat. Art Institute of Chicago/Bulfinch Press. p. 99, cat. 148, pl. 50.

Ownership History

Given by the artist to Sylvia Wolf [then a curator in the Department of Photography], December 1995; given to the Art Institute, November 1997.