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Chimney Sweep (B), London

A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 5/27.
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  • A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 5/27.

Date:

1950, printed 1967

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

Chimney Sweep (B), London

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1950

Medium

Platinum-palladium print; edition 5/27

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso: “SWEEP, LONDON 1950”; inscribed verso: “P485 / .. [in a circle]”; inscribed verso: “5/27”; inscribed verso: “Platinum-palladium / Print made 1967”; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn / Hand-coated by the photographer [in a circle]”; stamped verso: “Deacidified to pH 8.5 9.5”; stamped and inscribed verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1951 by THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS LTD / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the / copyright owner.”; stamped and inscribed verso: “In addition to 27 prints of this / image in platinum metals, unnumbered, but signed, silver prints not exceeding a total of 4 may exist. / I.P.”

Dimensions

49.3 × 37.5 cm (image); 57 × 45.5 cm (paper)

Credit Line

Gift of Irving Penn

Reference Number

1996.263

Copyright

Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

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