Vogue cover, Sixteen squares

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Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

Vogue cover, Sixteen squares, May 1, 1946

Photomechanical print
12 1/4 x 9 in. (image); 14 1/2 x 11 in. (paper)
Gift of Irving Penn, 1997.42.2

SERIES III: STILL LIFES (UNRESTRICTED)
"Sixteen squares," for Vogue issue "Summer Elements," beauty cover, published May 1, 1946. 12 1/4 x 9 in. tearsheet mounted on 14 1/2 x 11 in. paper.