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John Marin, New York

A work made of platinum-palladium print.
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  • A work made of platinum-palladium print.


1947, printed April 1977


Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

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Irving Penn


John Marin, New York


United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1947


Platinum-palladium print


1 of 40


Inscribed verso: “795 [in a circle]”; inscribed verso: “JOHN MARIN”; inscribed verso: “1/40”; inscribed verso: “BF 360 paper on Aluminum / Multiple coating and printing / 1 [in a circle] Platinum / 2 [in a circle] Platinum-palladium / Print made April 1977.”; stamped verso: “Deacidified”; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn / Hand-coated by the photographer [in a circle]”; inscribed verso: “In addition to 40 prints of this / image in platinum metals, unnumbered, but signed, silver / prints not exceeding a total of 42 may exist.”; stamped and inscribed verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1948 by / THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS INC / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the / copyright owner.”


Image: 54.3 × 39.7 cm (21 7/16 × 15 11/16 in.); Paper: 63.3 × 56 cm (24 15/16 × 22 1/16 in.); Mount: 66 × 56 cm (26 × 22 1/16 in.)

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Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. Leigh B. Block

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Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

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