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Sitting Man with Pink Face, New Guinea

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

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  • A work made of platinum-palladium print.

Date:

1970, printed March 1979

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

Sitting Man with Pink Face, New Guinea

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1970

Medium

Platinum-palladium print

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso: “PRINT NUMBER / 1978 / .. [in a circle] 5P.”; inscribed verso: “SITTING MAN WITH PINK FACE [underlined] (NEW GUINEA 1970) / Rives Paper on Aluminum / Multiple coating and printing / 1 [in a circle] Platinum-palladium / 2 [in a circle] Platinum-palladium / Print made March, 1979”; stamped verso: “Deacidified”; stamped and inscribed verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1979 by Irving Penn / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the / copyright owner and / THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS INC.”; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn / Hand-coated by the photographer [in a circle]”; stamped and inscribed verso: “In addition to 50 numbered prints of this image / in platinum metals, unnumbered, but signed, silver prints not exceeding 5 may exist.”

Dimensions

Image: 52.5 × 49.4 cm (20 11/16 × 19 1/2 in.); Paper: 63.1 × 56 cm (24 7/8 × 22 1/16 in.); Mount: 65.8 × 56 cm (25 15/16 × 22 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Irving Penn

Reference Number

1996.267

Copyright

Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

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