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H. L. Mencken & George Jean Nathan, New York

A work made of gelatin silver print; edition of 65.
Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print; edition of 65.

Date:

1947, printed by 1972

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

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Artist

Irving Penn

Title

H. L. Mencken & George Jean Nathan, New York

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1947

Medium

Gelatin silver print; edition of 65

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso: “REF. 389”; inscribed verso: “..”; inscribed verso: “H.L. MENCKEN (RT.) AND GEORGE JEAN NATHAN (L) / NEW YORK, 1947 [in a box]”; stamped and inscribed verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1948–RENEWED 1977 by / THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS INC. / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the / copyright owner.”; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn / IRVING PENN [in a circle]”; inscribed verso: “Print made before 1972. / I.P.”; stamped and inscribed verso: “SIGNED, SILVER PRINTS OF / THIS NEGATIVE NOT EXCEEDING 65.”

Dimensions

49.5 × 39.7 cm (image/paper); 60.9 × 50.6 cm (mount)

Credit Line

Gift of Irving Penn

Reference Number

1996.194

Copyright

Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

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