Cecil Beaton, London

A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 8/15.
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  • A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 8/15.

Date:

1950, printed March/April 1977

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

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Photography

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

Cecil Beaton, London

Origin

United States

Date

1950

Medium

Platinum-palladium print; edition 8/15

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso: “119 / .. [in a circle]”; inscribed verso: “CECIL BEATON [in a box] / PHOTOGRAPHED IN LONDON, 1950.”; inscribed verso: “BF 360 Paper on Aluminum / Multiple Coating and Printing / 1 [in a circle] Platinum / 2 [in a circle] Platinum-palladium / Print made March–April 1977.”; stamped verso: “DEACIDIFIED”; inscribed verso: “8/15”; stamped verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1958 by / LES EDITIONS CONDE NAST S.A. / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the / copyright owner.”; stamped and inscribed verso: “In addition to 15 numbered prints of this image / in platinum metals, unnumbered, but signed silver / prints not exceeding a total of 15 may exist.”; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn / Hand-coated by the photographer [in a circle].”

Dimensions

38.2 × 37.1 cm (image); 52 × 51 cm (paper)

Credit Line

Gift of Irving Penn

Reference Number

1996.206

Copyright

Copyright Les Editions Condé Nast S.A.

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