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Man Lighting Girl's Cigarette (Jean Patchett), New York

A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 1/15.
Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

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  • A work made of platinum-palladium print; edition 1/15.

Date:

1949, printed May 1977

Artist:

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

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Artist

Irving Penn

Title

Man Lighting Girl's Cigarette (Jean Patchett), New York

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1949

Medium

Platinum-palladium print; edition 1/15

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso: “724 / .. [in a circle]”; inscribed and stamped verso: “MAN LIGHTING GIRL’S CIGARETTE [in a box] PHOTOGRAPHED IN NEW YORK 1949 / IRVING PENN”; inscribed verso: “BF 360 Paper on Aluminum / Multiple Coating and Printing / 1 [in a circle] Platinum / 2 [in a circle] Platinum-palladium / Print made May 1977.”; inscribed verso: “1/15 [in a circle]”; stamped and inscribed verso: “PHOTOGRAPH BY IRVING PENN / Copyright © 1949 by / THE CONDE NAST PUBLICATIONS INC. / Not to be reproduced without / written permission of the / copyright owner.”; stamped and inscribed verso: “In addition to 15 prints of this / image in platinum metals, unnumbered, but signed, silver prints not exceeding a total of 8 may exist.”; signed and stamped verso: “Irving Penn / Hand-coated by the photographer / IRVING PENN [in a circle].”

Dimensions

49.1 × 51.9 cm (image); 56 × 60.7 cm (paper)

Credit Line

Gift of Irving Penn

Reference Number

1996.229

Copyright

Copyright Condé Nast Publications, Inc.

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