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

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Photography

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

Ballet Society, New York

Origin

United States

Date

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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