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Three Dahomey Girls, One Reclining

A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 3/35.
Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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  • A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 3/35.

Date:

1967, printed 1968

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

Three Dahomey Girls, One Reclining

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1967

Medium

Platinum-palladium print; edition 3/35

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso: “3 DAHOMEY GIRLS (I)”; inscribed verso: “P239 / .. [in a circle]”; inscribed verso: “3/35”; inscribed verso: “Platinum-palladium / Print made 1968”; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn / Hand-coated by the photographer [in a circle]”; inscribed verso; “This Print Exhibited: Galleria Carica d’arte Moderna, Bologna / The Photographers’ Gallery, London / 1975 / IP [in a circle]”; stamped and inscribed verso: “In addition to 35 numbered prints of this image / in platinum metals, unnumbered, but signed, silver / prints not exceeding a total of 15 may exist.”; stamped and inscribed verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1967 by Irving Penn / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the / copyright owner and / THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS INC.”

Dimensions

42.2 × 41.6 cm (image); 57.8 × 52.9 cm (paper)

Credit Line

Gift of Irving Penn

Reference Number

1996.275

Copyright

Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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