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3 Steel Blocks, New York

A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 22/34.
Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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  • A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 22/34.

Date:

April 1980, printed March 1981

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

3 Steel Blocks, New York

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1980

Medium

Platinum-palladium print; edition 22/34

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso: “.. / AR 240 [in a circle]”; inscribed verso: “3 STEEL BLOCKS [underlined] / photographed April 1980 (IN NEW YORK)”; inscribed verso: “22/34”; stamped and inscribed verso; “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1981 by / IRVING PENN”; inscribed verso: “Platinum-palladium / Strathmore Paper on Aluminum”; stamped and inscribed verso: “In addition to 34 numbered prints of this image / in platinum metals, a number of unsigned silver prints / for reproduction in publications may exist.”

Dimensions

33.4 × 53.3 cm (image); 40.6 × 61 cm (paper)

Credit Line

Gift of Irving Penn

Reference Number

1996.171

Copyright

Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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