Underfoot II, New York, August/September 2000, printed February 21, 2001
Gelatin silver print, edition of 5
49 x 50.3 cm (image); 50.1 x 56.9 cm (paper)
Stamped and inscribed verso, upper left, in black ink or graphite: “REF. 19705”; inscribed verso, center, in black ink: “··E”; inscribed verso, center, in black ink: “UNDERFOOT II / (NEW YORK, AUG.–SEPT. 2000) [in a box]”; stamped and inscribed verso, center, in black ink: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 2000 by Irving Penn / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of / photographer”; signed and stamped verso, lower right, in black ink: “Irving Penn / IRVING PENN [in a circle]”; inscribed verso, lower right, in black ink: “Print made Feb. 21, 2001. / IP.”; stamped verso, lower center, in black ink: “TONED IN: SELENIUM”; stamped and inscribed verso, lower right, in black ink: “VASILIOS ZATSE COLLABORATED CLOSELY / IN MAKING THE PRINT / IP”; inscribed and stamped verso, lower right, in black ink: “5 SIGNED SILVER PRINTS OF / THIS NEGATIVE WITH VARIATIONS / I.P.”
Gift of The Irving Penn Foundation in memory of James Wood, 2011.370
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Museum of Art, "Underfoot: Photographs by Irving Penn," July 10–November 28, 2004; traveled to San Francisco, California, Fraenkel Gallery, January 6–March 5, 2005; and New York, New York, Pace/MacGill Gallery, October 6–November 5, 2005.
AIC, "Irving Penn: Underfoot," January 17–May 12, 2013. (Matthew S. Witkovsky)
Estate of the artist; by descent to the artist's son, Tom Penn [who is also the executive director of The Irving Penn Foundation]; given by the Foundation to the Art Institute, 2011.