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Summer Sleep, New York

A work made of dye imbibition print.
Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

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  • A work made of dye imbibition print.

Date:

1949, printed 1984

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

Summer Sleep, New York

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1949

Medium

Dye imbibition print

Edition

of 29

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso: REF. 5002 ; inscribed verso: .. ; inscribed verso: SUMMER SLEEP / (NEW YORK, 1949) [in a box] ; stamped and inscribed verso: PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1949 - Renewed 1977 by / THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS INC. / not to be reproduced without / written permission of the copyright owner. ; signed and tamped verso: Irving Penn / IRVING PENN [in a circle] ; stamped and inscribed verso: SIGNED PRINTS OF THIS PHOTOGRAPH / NOT EXCEEDING 29. ; signed and inscribed verso: DYE TRANSFER PRINT MADE 1985. / IP:.

Dimensions

Image: 40 × 57 cm (15 3/4 × 22 1/2 in.); Paper: 50.8 × 60.8 cm (20 × 23 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Irving Penn

Reference Number

1996.230

Copyright

Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

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