Cocoa-Colored Balenciaga Dress (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn) (A), Paris
United States (Artist's nationality:)
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Image: 49.8 × 49.3 cm (19 5/8 × 19 7/16 in.); Paper: 63.3 × 55.8 cm (24 15/16 × 22 in.); Mount: 66 × 55.8 cm (26 × 22 in.)
Gift of Irving Penn
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Extended information about this artwork
Penn, Irving. 1960. “Moments Preserved.” Simon and Schuster. p. 26. (other print of this image)
Szarkowski, John. 1984. “Irving Penn.” Exh. cat. Museum of Modern Art/New York Graphic Society Books. pl. 47. (other print of this image)
Penn, Irving. 1991. “Passage: A Work Record.” Knopf. p. 82. (other print of this image)
Photology. 1992. “Irving Penn: People in Passage.” Photology. p. 63. (other print of this image)
Harrison, Martin. 1996. “Lisa Fonssagrives: Three Decades of Classic Fashion Photography.” Vendome Press. p. 146. (other print of this image)
Westerbeck, Colin. 1997. “Irving Penn: A Career in Photography.” Exh. cat. Art Institute of Chicago/Bulfinch Press. p. 179, cat. 63.
Greenough, Sarah. 2005. “Irving Penn: Platinum Prints.” Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art /Yale University Press. pl. 21. (other print of this image)
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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