Summer solitude with music and a book

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Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

Summer solitude with music and a book, April 25, 1950

Gelatin silver print
10 x 8 in.
Gift of Irving Penn, 2004.264

SERIES I: FASHION (RESTRICTED)
"Summer solitude with music and a book, cooled by a scented bath and a drink" (model in bathtub reading a book, with hair wrapped in towel), for Vogue, job no. 19637P. 10 x 8 in. black and white contact sheet of 2 1/4 in. negatives.
See also archive prints, accession numbers 1997.21.50, 1997.21.51, 1997.21.52, 1997.21.53.