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Cottage Tulip: Sorbet, New York

A work made of dye imbibition print.
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  • A work made of dye imbibition print.


1967, printed 1986


Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

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Irving Penn


Cottage Tulip: Sorbet, New York


United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1967


Dye imbibition print


of 16


Inscribed verso: .. ; inscribed verso: REF. 15490 ; inscribed verso: COTTAGE TULIP: SORBET / (NEW YORK, 1967) [in a box] ; stamped and inscribed verso: PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1967 by / THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS INC. / Not to be reproduced without written permission of the copyright owner. ; stamped and inscribed verso: DYE TRANSFER PRINT MADE / 1986.; inscribed and stamped verso: SIGNED DYE TRANSFER PRINTS OF THIS PHOTOGRAPH / NOT EXCEEDING 16.; stamped and inscribed verso: In addition to 16 signed dye transfer / prints of this image there are also 9 signed, numbered platinum-palladium prints.; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn / IRVING PENN [in a circle]


Image: 45.5 × 46.3 cm (17 15/16 × 18 1/4 in.); Paper: 48.2 × 49.7 cm (19 × 19 5/8 in.); Mount: 55.9 × 60.7 cm (22 1/16 × 23 15/16 in.)

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Gift of Irving Penn

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Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

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