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Nude No. 158, New York

A work made of gelatin silver print.
Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.


1949/50, printed 1949/50


Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

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Irving Penn


Nude No. 158, New York


United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1949–1950


Gelatin silver print


of 5


Inscribed verso; REF. 14239; inscribed verso: E [in a circle]; inscribed verso: NUDE 158 [in a circle]; inscribed verso: ..; inscribed verso: 19118P-234/SN 500; signed and stamped verso: Irving Penn / PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN [in a circle]; stamped verso: COPYRIGHT / NOT TO BE REPRODUCED WITHOUT / WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM / THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS INC.; stamped verso: Photograph / by / PENN; stamped verso: Copyright © 1980 by Irving Penn. May not be reproduced without written permission / of Irving Penn and/or the Condé Nast Publications Inc.; stamped and inscribed verso; One of no more than 9 [crossed out] 5 (AS OF 1994) signed silver / prints of this negative. Each print / differs somewhat from the others. / Negative and print made 1949-1950. / I.P.


Image: 40.1 × 38.2 cm (15 13/16 × 15 1/16 in.); Paper: 50.6 × 40.3 cm (19 15/16 × 15 7/8 in.)

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Gift of Irving Penn

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Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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