Beauvoir, Simone de

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Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

Beauvoir, Simone de, c. 1957

Gelatin silver prints (7)
Dimensions variable
Gift of Irving Penn, 2004.392.1-7

SERIES V: PORTRAITS (RESTRICTED)
de Beauvoir, Simone. Black and white gelatin silver prints and experiments with coatings of emulsion on different supports, including:
brown wrapping paper, 11 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.
letterhead from the Irving Penn Studio, 11 x 8 1/2 in.
onion skin paper from the Irving Penn Studio, 11 x 8 1/2 in.
blotting paper, 10 8/16 x 6 3/4 in.
newsprint, 10 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.
cheesecloth, 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.
linen napkin, 15 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.