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Lot 112: IRVING PENN, (AMERICAN 1917-2009), "JOHN MARIN, NEW YORK, 1947"

The Forbes Collections

by Freeman's

December 14, 2016

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Description: IRVING PENN
(american 1917-2009)
"JOHN MARIN, NEW YORK, 1947"
1948, printed August 1979. Signed, titled, and dated verso; also with edition notations ''24/40'', copyright, and edition hand stamps verso, platinum palladium print flush mounted to aluminum
Image size: 21 5/16 x 15 5/8 in. (54.1 x 39.7cm)
Mount size: 26 1/16 x 22 1/8 in. (66.2 x 56.2cm)
provenance:
Marlborough Galley Inc., New York, New York.
Acquired from the above in 1985.
literature:
Irving Penn, Moments Preserved, Simon and Schuster, 1960, p. 134, (illustrated).
Irving Penn, Musée d''Art et d''Histoire, Fribourg, 1984, pl. 4, (an exhibition catalogue, illustrated).
John Szarkowski, Irving Penn, The Museum of Modern Art, 1984, pl. 14.
Irving Penn, Irving Penn: Passage, A Work Record, Knopf/Callaway, 1991, p. 28.
Sarah Greenough, Irving Penn: Platinum Prints, National Gallery of Art/Yale University Press, 2005, pl. 3.

Condition Report: Archivally framed. With faint light staining and pinprick pencil marks at the top of each corner of the image in the margins. With skinning along the entire top of the the horizontal edge most likely from previous framing. Verso not examined as hinging is very secure.


Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Freeman's Conditions of Sale.

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