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Ballet Society, New York

A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 15/15.
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  • A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 15/15.

Date:

1948, printed June/July 1980

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

Ballet Society, New York

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1948

Medium

Platinum-palladium print; edition 15/15

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso: “2617 / .. [in a circle]”; inscribed verso: “BALLET SOCIETY [underlined] / Rives Paper on Aluminum / Multiple coating and Printing / 1 [in a circle] Platinum-palladium / 2 [in a circle] Platinum-palladium / Print made June-July 1980.”; stamped verso: “Deacidified”; inscribed verso: “15/15”; stamped and inscribed verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1948 by / THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS INC / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the / copyright owner.”; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn / Hand-coated by the photographer [in a circle]”; stamped and inscribed verso: “In addition to 15 prints of this / image in platinum metals, unnumbered, but signed, silver prints not exceeding 13 may exist.”

Dimensions

57.6 × 46.6 cm (image); 63.3 × 56 cm (paper); 66.1 × 56 cm (mount)

Credit Line

Gift of Irving Penn

Reference Number

1996.197

Copyright

Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

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