Lot 113: IRVING PENN, (AMERICAN 1917-1999), MOTHER AND CHILD, CUZCO (PERU)
December 14, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
MOTHER AND CHILD, CUZCO (PERU)
1948. Vintage print, with Penn credit and Condé Nast copyright reproduction limitation stamp on reverse of original mount, silver gelatin print
Image size: 11 x 9 3/4 in. (27.9 x 24.8cm)
Mount size: 15 x 10 15/16 in. (38.1 x 27.8cm)
With toning and time staining present and stray gray staining in the support at the right of the bottom margin and bottom of the left vertical edge. With approximatey 2 inch faint red line in the right of the upper horizontal margin. With a few pin prick fox marks evident in the upper and lower margins and with some soft scuffing in the grey background at the right in a few places. This is mostly visible under raking light. With a soft scratch beginning in the middle of the tiled floor and extending upwards approximately 6 inches into the background above. With a few other faint scuffs in the background as well, only visible under raking light. Archivally framed.
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