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Coal Man (B), London

A work made of platinum-palladium print.
Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Ltd.

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  • A work made of platinum-palladium print.

Date:

1950, printed July 1976

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

Coal Man (B), London

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1950

Medium

Platinum-palladium print

Edition

13 of 31

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso: “P1403 / ..”; inscribed verso: “COALMAN, LONDON, 1950 [in a box]”; stamped verso: “IRVING PENN”; inscribed verso: “13/51 [in a circle]”; inscribed verso: “Platinum-palladium / Print made July 1976”; stamped verso: “Deacidified”; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn / Hand-coated by the photographer / IRVING PENN [in a circle]”; stamped and inscribed verso: “In addition to 31 prints of this / image in platinum metals, unnumbered, but signed, silver prints not exceeding a total of 5 may exist.”; 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.”

Dimensions

Image: 49.9 × 34.5 cm (19 11/16 × 13 5/8 in.); Paper: 57 × 45.4 cm (22 1/2 × 17 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Irving Penn

Reference Number

1996.264

Copyright

Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Ltd.

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