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

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Photography

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

The Poor Lovers, New York

Origin

United States

Date

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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