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Two Thin Women, New Guinea

A work made of platinum-palladium print.
Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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  • A work made of platinum-palladium print.

Date:

May 1970, printed March 1984

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

Two Thin Women, New Guinea

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1970

Medium

Platinum-palladium print

Edition

10 of 19

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso: “3149 / .. [in a circle]”; inscribed verso: “2 THIN NEW GUINEA WOMEN / NEW GUINEA, MAY 1970 [in a box]”; inscribed verso: “Rives Paper on Aluminum / Multiple Coating and Printing / 1 [in a circle] Platinum-palladium / 2 [in a circle] Platinum-palladium / Print made March 1984.”; stamped verso; “Deacidified”; signed and stamped verso: “Hand-coated  /Irving Penn [in a circle] / IRVING PENN”; inscribed verso: “10/19”; stamped verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1984 by Irving Penn, COURTESY OF VOGUE / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the / copyright owner and / THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS INC.”

Dimensions

Image: 33.7 × 33.4 cm (13 5/16 × 13 3/16 in.); Paper: 60.8 × 50.8 cm (23 15/16 × 20 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Irving Penn

Reference Number

1996.270

Copyright

Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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