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The Poor Lovers, New York

A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 9/58.
Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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  • A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 9/58.

Date:

December 19, 1979, printed October 1980

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

The Poor Lovers, New York

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1979

Medium

Platinum-palladium print; edition 9/58

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso: “AR 840”; inscribed verso: “THE POOR LOVERS [in a box] / neg. made 12-19-79”; inscribed verso: “9/58”; stamped and inscribed verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1980 by / IRVING PENN”; inscribed verso: “Platinum-palladium / Strathmore Paper on Aluminum”; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn / Hand-coated by the photographer [in a circle]”; stamped and inscribed verso: “In addition to 58 numbered prints of this image / in platinum metals, a number of unsigned silver prints for reproduction in publications may exist.”; inscribed verso: “Print made October 1980.”

Dimensions

56 × 34.4 cm (image); 61 × 40.9 cm (paper)

Credit Line

Gift of Irving Penn

Reference Number

1996.178

Copyright

Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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