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The Hand of Miles Davis, New York

A work made of gelatin silver print; edition of 8.
Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print; edition of 8.

Date:

1986, printed 1992

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 2

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Irving Penn

Title

The Hand of Miles Davis, New York

Place

United States (Object made in)

Date

Made 1986

Medium

Gelatin silver print; edition of 8

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso: “REF: 16689”; inscribed verso: “.. / THE HAND OF MILES DAVIS / (NEW YORK, 1986) [in a box]”; stamped and inscribed verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1986 by Irving Penn / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of / photographer.”; stamped verso: “TONED IN SELENIUM”; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn / IRVING PENN [in a circle]”; inscribed verso: “Print made 1992. / I.P.”; stamped and inscribed verso: “SIGNED, SILVER PRINTS OF / THIS NEGATIVE NOT EXCEEDING 8. / I.P.”

Dimensions

50.2 × 49.8 cm (image/paper); 55.8 × 55.9 cm (mount)

Credit Line

Gift of Irving Penn

Reference Number

1996.222

Copyright

Copyright The Irving Penn Foundation

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