Stamped and inscribed verso, upper left, in black ink “REF: 4550”; inscribed verso, upper center, in black ink: “.. / BLACK HAT AND WHITE FACE / (New York, June 24, 1997) [in a box] / (CAROLYN MURPHY)”; stamped and inscribed center left, in black ink: “HAND COATED BY / THE PHOTOGRAPHER / I.P.”; inscribed verso, center, in black ink: “BENFANG PAPER ON ALUMINUM / PLATINUM-PALLADIUM / PRINT MADE JANUARY 1998”; inscribed verso, center right, in black ink: “7/10”; stamped and inscribed verso, center, in red and black ink: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright (c) 1997 by Irving Penn / Courtesy of Vogue / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of / photographer.”; stamped and inscribed verso, center left, in black ink: “SIGNED PRINTS OF THIS PHOTOGRAPH / NOT EXCEEDING 10. / I.P.”; signed and stamped verso, center right, in black ink: “Irving Penn / IRVING PENN [in a circle]”; stamped verso, center right, in black ink: “Deacidified.”
45.1 × 42.9 cm (image); 52.8 × 47.9 cm (paper)
Gift of Irving Penn
Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation
Extended information about this artwork
Penn, Irving. 2004. “A Notebook at Random.” Bulfinch Press. p. 59. (other print of this image)
Posnick, Phyllis and Eva Respini. 2009. “Extreme Beauty in Vogue.” Exh. cat. Skira. n.pag. (other print of this image/variant in color)
Given by the artist to the Art Institute, 2001.
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