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Four Unggai, New Guinea

A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 2/18.
Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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  • A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 2/18.

Date:

1970, printed April/May 1977

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

Four Unggai, New Guinea

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1970

Medium

Platinum-palladium print; edition 2/18

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso: “152”; inscribed verso: “4 UNGGAI WARRIORS, NEW GUINEA [in a box]”; inscribed verso: “BF 360 Paper on Aluminum / Multiple Coating and Printing / 1 [in a circle] Platinum / 2 Platinum-palladium / Print made April–May 1977”; stamped verso: “Deacidified”; inscribed verso: “2/18”; stamped and inscribed verso: “In addition to 18 numbered prints of this image / in platinum metals, unnumbered, but signed, silver prints not exceeding a total of 10 may exist.”; stamped and inscribed verso: “[Copyright information illegible]”; signed and stamped verso Irving Penn / Hand-coated by the photographer [in a circle]”.

Dimensions

50.8 × 49.4 cm (image); 63.3 × 55.9 cm (paper); 66 × 55.9 cm (mount)

Credit Line

Gift of David C. and Sarajean Ruttenberg

Reference Number

1991.1269

Copyright

Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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