Francis Bacon, London

A work made of gelatin silver print, edition of 15.
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  • A work made of gelatin silver print, edition of 15.

Date:

June 1962, printed c. 1962

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

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Photography

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

Francis Bacon, London

Origin

United States

Date

1962

Medium

Gelatin silver print, edition of 15

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso: “..”; inscribed verso: “FRANCIS BACON / LONDON, JUNE 1962 [in a box]”; inscribed verso: “REF. 9541”; inscribed verso: “Print made near to date of photographic sitting. / I.P.”; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn / IRVING PENN [in a circle]”; stamped verso: “COPYRIGHT / NOT TO BE REPRODUCED WITHOUT / WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM / THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS, INC.”; stamped verso: “Photograph / by / PENN”; stamped and inscribed verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1983 by / THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS INC. / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the / copyright owner.”; stamped and inscribed verso: “SIGNED, SILVER PRINTS OF / THIS NEGATIVE NOT EXCEEDING 15.”

Dimensions

38.1 x 35.1 cm (image); 40.6 x 38.3 cm (paper)

Credit Line

Gift of Irving Penn

Reference Number

1996.213

Copyright

Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

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