Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Lawrence (Gwen), New York

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Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Lawrence (Gwen), New York, February 18, 1947, printed 1947/48

Gelatin silver print, edition of 40
47.7 x 39.4 cm (image); 50.8 x 40.4 cm (paper)
Gift of Irving Penn, 2003.31

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Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "About Face: Photographic Portraits from the Collection," October 9, 2004–January 16, 2005. (Katherine Bussard)

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

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)

Ownership History

Given by the artist to the Art Institute, 2003.