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Alberto Giacometti, Paris

A work made of platinum-palladium print.
Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

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  • A work made of platinum-palladium print.

Date:

1950, printed October 1976

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

Alberto Giacometti, Paris

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1950

Medium

Platinum-palladium print

Edition

7 of 45

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso: “GIACOMETTI”; inscribed verso: “P1811 [in a circle]”; inscribed verso: “ARCHES PAPER [underlined] / Platinum-palladium / Print made October 1976”; stamped verso: “Deacidified”; inscribed verso: “7/45”; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn / Hand-coated by the photographer [in a circle]”; stamped and inscribed verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1951 by / THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS INC. / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the / copyright owner.”; stamped and inscribed verso: “In addition to 45 prints of this / image in platinum metals, unnumbered, but signed, silver prints not exceeding a total of 20 may exist.”

Dimensions

Image: 37.4 × 35.2 cm (14 3/4 × 13 7/8 in.); Paper: 57.2 × 55.7 cm (22 9/16 × 21 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. Leigh B. Block

Reference Number

1977.907

Copyright

Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

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