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Frederick Kiesler & Willem de Kooning, New York

A work made of platinum-palladium print.
Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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  • A work made of platinum-palladium print.

Date:

May 4, 1960, printed June 1982

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

Frederick Kiesler & Willem de Kooning, New York

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1960

Medium

Platinum-palladium print

Edition

27 of 28

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso: “859 / .. [in a circle]”; inscribed and stamped verso: “KIESLER AND DEKOONING [in a box] (NEW YORK) / PHOTOGRAPHED MAY 4, 1960 IRVING PENN”; inscribed verso: “Rives Paper on Aluminum / Platinum-palladium / Single coating, multiple printing”; stamped verso: “Deacidified”; stamped and inscribed verso: “27/28”; stamped and inscribed verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1960 by / IRVING PENN / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the / photographer.”; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn / Hand-coated by the photographer / IRVING PENN [in a circle]”; stamped and inscribed verso: “In addition to 28 prints of this image / in platinum metals, unnumbered, but signed, silver prints not exceeding 10 may exist.”; inscribed verso: “Print made June 1982.”

Dimensions

Image: 47 × 49.2 cm (18 9/16 × 19 3/8 in.); Paper: 55.9 × 63.2 cm (22 1/16 × 24 15/16 in.); Mount: 55.9 × 66.2 cm (22 1/16 × 26 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Irving Penn

Reference Number

1996.211

Copyright

Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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