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

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Photography

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

Three Dahomey Girls, One Reclining

Origin

United States

Date

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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