Henry Geldzahler, New York

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Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

Henry Geldzahler, New York, 1981, printed 1986

Gelatin silver print, edition of 11
24.1 x 19.3 cm (image); 25.2 x 20.3 cm (paper)
Inscribed verso, upper left, in black ink: “REF: 15413”; inscribed verso, center, in black ink: “.. / HENRY GELDZAHLER / (NEW YORK, 1981) [in a box]”; stamped and inscribed verso, center, in black ink: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright (c) 1981 by Irving Penn / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of / photographer.”; signed and stamped verso, center left, in black ink: “Irving Penn / IRVING PENN [in a circle]”; stamped verso, lower right, in black ink: “TONED IN SELENIUM”; inscribed and stamped verso, lower right, in black ink: “Print made 1986. / I.P. / SIGNED, SILVER PRINTS OF / THIS NEGATIVE NOT EXCEEDING 11.”
Gift of Irving Penn, 2001.100

Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

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. 149, cat. 113. (other print of this image)

Ownership History

Given by the artist to the Art Institute, 2001.