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S. J. Perelman, New York

A work made of platinum-palladium print.
Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

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  • A work made of platinum-palladium print.

Date:

1962, printed January/February 1971

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

S. J. Perelman, New York

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1962

Medium

Platinum-palladium print

Edition

1 of 15

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso: “650 / ..”; inscribed verso: “Wiggins-Teague paper on aluminum / Multiple coating and printing / 1 [in a circle]” Palladium / 2 [in a circle] Platinum-palladium / Print made Jan-Feb. 1971”; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn [in a circle] / Hand-coated by the photographer”; typed label affixed to verso: “S.J. Perelman [underlined] / Photograph by Irving Penn / Copyright © 1963 by / The Conde Nast Publications Inc. / Not to be reproduced without written / permission of the copyright owner.”; stamped verso: “Deacidified to pH 8.5 9.5”; stamped and inscribed verso: “In addition to 15 prints of this image / in platinum metals, unnumbered, but signed, silver prints not exceeding 16 may exist.”

Dimensions

Image: 49.7 × 49.4 cm (19 5/8 × 19 1/2 in.); Paper: 62.9 × 55.5 cm (24 13/16 × 21 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Irving Penn

Reference Number

1996.212

Copyright

Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

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