50.2 × 49.8 cm (image/paper); 55.8 × 55.9 cm (mount)
Gift of Irving Penn
Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation
Extended information about this artwork
Penn, Irving. 1991. “Passage: A Work Record.” Knopf. p. 259. (other print of this image?)
Hürlimann, Annemarie. 1994. “Irving Penn: Collection privée/Irving Penn: Privatsammlung.” Exh. cat. Musée d’art et d’histoire/Editions Bentali. p. 103, cat. 71. (other print of this image/variant with Davis bending a different finger)
Lundström, Jan-Erik. 1995. “Irving Penn fotografier: en donation till mine av Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn/Irving Penn Photographs: A Donation in Memory of Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn.” Exh. cat. Moderna Museet/Raster Förlag. p. 187. (other print of this image/variant with Davis bending a different finger)
Westerbeck, Colin. 1997. “Irving Penn: A Career in Photography.” Exh. cat. Art Institute of Chicago/Bulfinch Press. p. 78, cat. 133, pl. 29.
Wood, James N. 2000. “Treasures from The Art Institute of Chicago.” Hudson Hills Press, Inc. p. 326.
High Museum of Art, Atlanta. 2001. “Chorus of Light: Photographs from the Sir Elton John Collection.” Exh. cat. High Museum of Art/Rizzoli. p. 175-176. (other print of this image/two variants in different poses)
Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, “The Subject is Music: Photographs from the Permanent Collection,” September 28–December 1, 1996. (Sylvia Wolf)
Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, “Irving Penn, A Career in Photography,” November 22, 1997–February 1, 1998; traveled to St. Petersburg, Russia, State Hermitage Museum, March 1–May 16, 1998; Hamburg, Germany, Deichtorhallen, June 18–September 6, 1998; Munich, Germany, Müchner Stadtmuseum, October 6, 1998–February 21, 1999; San Francisco, California, Friends of Photography/Ansel Adams Center for Photography, November 11, 1999–January 23, 2000; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, March 25–June 4, 2000; Paris, France, Maison Européenne de la Photographie, September 13–November 5, 2000. (Colin Westerbeck)
Given by the artist to the Art Institute, 1996.
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