Arshile Gorky & Wifredo Lam (B), New York, July 17, 1946, printed January 26, 1999
Gelatin silver print, edition of 11
24.2 x 19.4 cm (image); 25.1 x 20.2 cm (paper)
Stamped and inscribed verso, upper left, in black ink: “REF. 18454,” inscribed verso, upper center, in black ink: “.. / ARSHILE GORKY AND WILFREDO LAM B [in a circle] / (NEW YORK, JULY 17, 1946) [in a box]”; stamped and inscribed verso, center, in black ink: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright (c) 1999 by Irving Penn / Courtesy of Vogue / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of / photographer.”; signed, stamped, and inscribed verso, lower left, in black ink: “Irving Penn / IRVING PENN [in a circle] / Print made Jan. 26, 1999. / I.P.”; stamped and inscribed verso, center right, in black ink: “SIGNED PRINTS OF THIS PHOTOGRAPH / NOT EXCEEDING 11. / I.P.”; stamped verso, lower center, in black ink: “TONED IN: SELENIUM”; stamped verso, lower center, in black ink: “HYPO ELIMINATED.”
Gift of Irving Penn, 2001.96
London, England, National Portrait Gallery, "Irving Penn Portraits," February 18–May 30, 2010; traveled to the Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, July 1-September 19, 2010. (Magda Keaney)
Westerbeck, Colin. 1997. “Irving Penn: A Career in Photography.” Exh. cat. Art Institute of Chicago/Bulfinch Press. p. 136, fig. 7. (other print of this image/variant showing different pose)
Given by the artist to the Art Institute, 2001.