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Optician's Window (Later Version), New York

A work made of gelatin silver print.
Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

1942, printed 1983

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

Optician's Window (Later Version), New York

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1942

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Edition

of 7

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso: REF 12497; inscribed verso: OPTICIAN’S SHOP WINDOW (LATER VERSION) [in a box] / NEW YORK, 1942; stamped verso: PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1984 by IRVING PENN / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the / copyright owner. ; stamped and signed verso: Irving Penn / IRVING PENN [in a circle]; inscribed verso: Print made 1983; stamped verso: TONED IN SELENIUM; stamped and inscribed verso: SIGNED, SILVER PRINTS OF / THIS NEGATIVE NOT EXCEEDING 7.

Dimensions

26.9 × 25.4cm (image); 35.5 × 27.6 (paper)

Credit Line

Gift of Irving Penn

Reference Number

1996.189

Copyright

Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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