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Black & White Vogue Cover (Jean Patchett), 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.


1950, printed 1968


Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

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Irving Penn


Black & White Vogue Cover (Jean Patchett), New York


United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1950


Platinum-palladium print


33 of 34


Inscribed and stamped verso: “Photographed in New York 1950 / IRVING PENN”; inscribed verso: “BLACK AND WHITE VOGUE COVER [in a box]”; inscribed verso: “P431 / .. [in a circle]”; inscribed verso: “Platinum-palladium / Print made 1968”; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn [in a circle] / Hand-coated by the photographer / IRVING PENN”; inscribed verso: “33/34 [in a circle]”; stamped and inscribed verso: “In addition to 34 numbered prints of this image / in platinum metals, unnumbered, but signed, silver / prints of a similar negative not exceeding a total of 16 may exist.”; stamped verso: “Deacidified”; stamped and inscribed verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1950 by / THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS INC / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the / copyright owner.”


Image: 41.5 × 34.6 cm (16 3/8 × 13 5/8 in.); Paper: 57.6 × 48.8 cm (22 11/16 × 19 1/4 in.)

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Gift of Irving Penn

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Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

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