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Sitting Man with Pink Face, New Guinea

A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 13/50.
Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

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  • A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 13/50.

Date:

1970, printed March 1979

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

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Photography and Media

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

Sitting Man with Pink Face, New Guinea

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1970

Medium

Platinum-palladium print; edition 13/50

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

52.5 × 49.4 cm (image); 63.1 × 56 cm (paper); 65.8 × 56 cm (mount)

Credit Line

Gift of Irving Penn

Reference Number

1996.267

Copyright

Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

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