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Woman with Roses (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn) La Faurie Dress, Paris

A work made of platinum-palladium print.
Copyright Les Editions Condé Nast S.A.

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  • A work made of platinum-palladium print.


1950, printed December 1975


Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

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Irving Penn


Woman with Roses (Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn) La Faurie Dress, Paris


United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1950


Platinum-palladium print


8 of 40


Inscribed verso: “WOMAN WITH ROSES (L.F.P.) / 1026 [in a circle]”; inscribed verso: “Arches Paper on Aluminum / Single coating, multiple printing / Platinum-palladium / Print made December 1975”; stamped verso: “Deacidified”; signed verso: “Irving Penn [in a circle]”; inscribed verso: “8/40”; stamped and inscribed verso: “In addition to 40 numbered prints of this image / in platinum metals, unnumbered, but signed, silver / prints not exceeding a total of 25 may exist”; stamped and inscribed verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1950 by LES EDITIONS CONDE NAST S.A. / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the / copyright owner.”; signed and inscribed verso: “Irving Penn / Hand-coated by the photographer [in a circle]."


Image: 55.1 × 37.2 cm (21 3/4 × 14 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 Les Editions Condé Nast S.A.

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