Jacques Fath, New York

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Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

Jacques Fath, New York, March 26, 1948, printed c. 1948

Gelatin silver print, edition of 15
24.5 x 19.5 cm (image); 25.2.x 20.3 cm (paper)
Stamped and inscribed verso, upper left, in black ink: “REF. 2606”; inscribed verso, center, in black ink: “JACQUES FATH / NEW YORK, MAR. 26, 1948”; stamped and inscribed verso, center left, in black ink: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright (c) 1950 —RENEWED 1978 by / THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS INC. / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the / copyright owner.”; signed and stamped verso, center right, in black ink: “Irving Penn / IRVING PENN [in a circle]”; inscribed verso, center left, in black ink: “Print made near to date of / photographic sitting. / I.P.”; stamped and inscribed verso, center right, in black ink: “SIGNED, SILVER PRINTS OF THIS NEGATIVE NOT EXCEEDING 15.”
Gift of Irving Penn, 2001.102

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Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

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)

Publication History

Penn, Irving. 1960. “Moments Preserved.” Simon and Shuster. p. 30. (other print of this image/variant with different cropping)

Ownership History

Given by the artist to the Art Institute, 2001.