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Contact Lens, 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:

1981, printed 1984

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

Contact Lens, New York

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1981

Medium

Dye imbibition print

Edition

of 17

Inscriptions

Stamped and inscribed verso: REF. 1175 ; inscribed verso: CONTACT LENS / NEW YORK 1981 [in a box] ; stamped and inscribed verso: PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1981 by / THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS INC. / not to be reproduced without / written permission of the copyright owner. ; inscribed verso: Print made 1984. / I.P. ; signed and stamped verso: Irving Penn / IRVING PENN [in a circle].

Dimensions

Image: 49.3 × 39.8 cm (19 7/16 × 15 11/16 in.); Paper: 51.1 × 41.3 cm (20 1/8 × 16 5/16 in.); Mount: 57.8 × 47.4 cm (22 13/16 × 18 11/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Irving Penn

Reference Number

1996.247

Copyright

Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

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