James Van Der Zee, New York

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Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

James Van Der Zee, New York, February 11, 1983, printed 1984

Gelatin silver print, edition of 13
37.7 x 37.4 cm (image); 55 x 40.7 cm (paper)
Gift of Irving Penn, 1998.61

Print no. 1379 Edition of 13

Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "Crossing the Line: Photography Reconsidered," January 29–June 4, 2000. (David Travis)

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "Photographs by the Score: Personal Visions Twenty-Some Years Apart," October 7, 2006–January 14, 2007. (David Travis)

Publication History

Foresta, Merry A. and William F. Stapp. 1990. “Irving Penn: Master Images.” Exh. cat. National Museum of American Art and National Portrait Gallery/Smithsonian Institution Press. p. 151, cat. 115. (other print of this image)

Penn, Irving. 1991. “Passage: A Work Record.” Knopf. p. 251. (other print of this image)

Ownership History

Given by the artist to the Art Institute, 1998.