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Wide Skull (A), New York

A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 4/13.
Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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  • A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 4/13.

Date:

1993, printed February/September 1994

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

Wide Skull (A), New York

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1993

Medium

Platinum-palladium print; edition 4/13

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso: “3890”; inscribed verso: “WIDE SKULL (A) / (NEW YORK, 1993) [in a box]”; inscribed verso: “WIDE SKILL”; inscribed verso: “4/13”; inscribed verso: “Platinum and Palladium print”; stamped and inscribed verso; “HAND COATED BY / THE PHOTOGRAPHER / Deacidified I.P.”; inscribed verso: “RIVES PAPER ON ALUMINUM / PLATINUM-PALLADIUM / PRINT MADE FEB-SEPT 1994.”; stamped and inscribed verso; “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1993 by Irving Penn / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of / copyright owner.”; stamped and inscribed verso; “In addition to 13 prints of this / image in platinum metals, unnumbered, but signed, silver prints not exceeding a total of 14 may exist. / I.P.”; signed verso: “Irving Penn.”

Dimensions

28.4 × 48.6 cm (image); 37.5 × 59.5 cm (paper)

Credit Line

Gift of Irving Penn

Reference Number

1996.181

Copyright

Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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