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Four Unggai, New Guinea

A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 2/18.
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  • A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 2/18.

Date:

1970, printed April/May 1977

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

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Artist

Irving Penn

Title

Four Unggai, New Guinea

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1970

Medium

Platinum-palladium print; edition 2/18

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso: “152”; inscribed verso: “4 UNGGAI WARRIORS, NEW GUINEA [in a box]”; inscribed verso: “BF 360 Paper on Aluminum / Multiple Coating and Printing / 1 [in a circle] Platinum / 2 Platinum-palladium / Print made April–May 1977”; stamped verso: “Deacidified”; inscribed verso: “2/18”; stamped and inscribed verso: “In addition to 18 numbered prints of this image / in platinum metals, unnumbered, but signed, silver prints not exceeding a total of 10 may exist.”; stamped and inscribed verso: “[Copyright information illegible]”; signed and stamped verso Irving Penn / Hand-coated by the photographer [in a circle]”.

Dimensions

50.8 × 49.4 cm (image); 63.3 × 55.9 cm (paper); 66 × 55.9 cm (mount)

Credit Line

Gift of David C. and Sarajean Ruttenberg

Reference Number

1991.1269

Copyright

Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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